Development Assessment involves assessment of proposal of developments and enforcement of development control within physical planning areas. It also provides services to the National Physical Planning Board and the PNG Physical Planning Appeals Tribunal.
Services provided are administering the operations of the National Physical Planning Board and the PNG Physical Planning Appeals Tribunal. Upadtes all zoning Plans of declared physical planning areas. Gazettes all change of zonings after the Board's approval and the Minister's approval. Takes minutes of Boards and Tribunal meetings and keep a record of them. Receive planning applications and appeals, screens and presents them to the Board and Tribunal.