To guide, direct and control physical development in the FCT.
To provide effective, open, transparent and professional service in a manner to ensure that all development within the FCT, conforms to the provisions, principles and tenets of the Abuja Master Plan and relevant adopted policies.
The Department of Development Control is the organ of the FCT Administration that is saddled with the responsibility of monitoring and ensuring compliance with all development guidelines, largely, the Abuja Master Plan and the FCT Regional Development Plan as conceived by the founding fathers before 1979. The Development Control was a Division under the Department of Planning and Survey before it became a full-fledged Department of its own in 2002.
The Department of Development Control is a multi-disciplinary establishment created in March 2002 out of the then Land, Planning and Survey, Department of FCDA. The Department was given the primary responsibility of guiding, directing and controlling physical development within the Federal Capital Territory, a duty that was previously performed by the Department of Land Planning and Survey.
Abuja Metropolitan Management Agency (AMMA) was created in November, 2005 with the aim of instituting sustainable structures for effective management and gradual restoration of the Federal Capital Territory. However, on 6th, September 2007, the name of the Agency was changed to Abuja Metropolitan Management Council, AMMC .
Monitoring and enforcement of physical development in line with the provisions of the Master Plan and other Development Control guidelines.
PERM SEC OFFICIAL VISIT
Perm Sec (AMMC) Officially Visit Department of Development Control to give his input to the organisation