Ministry of Local Government Development (Malaysia)

The Ministry of Local Government Development (Malay: Kementerian Pembangunan Kerajaan Tempatan), abbreviated KPKT, is a ministry of the Government of Malaysia that is responsible for urban well-being, housing, local government, town planning, country planning, fire and rescue authority, landscape, solid waste management, strata management, moneylenders, pawnbrokers.

Ministry of Local Government Development
Kementerian Pembangunan Kerajaan Tempatan
Coat of arms of Malaysia
Ministry overview
Formed16 May 2013 (2013-05-16)
Preceding agencies
JurisdictionGovernment of Malaysia
HeadquartersNo. 51, Persiaran Perdana, Precinct 4, Federal Government Administrative Centre, 62100 Putrajaya
MottoProsperous Living (Kehidupan Sejahtera)
Employees17,256 (2017)
Annual budgetMYR 5,281,413,900 (2017)
Minister responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
  • Akmal Nasrullah Mohd Nasir, Deputy Minister of Local Government Development
Ministry executives
  • Datuk Zainal Abidin Bin Abu Hassan, Secretary-General
  • Datuk Dr. Mary Wong Lai Lin, Deputy Secretary-General (Policy and Development)
  • Datuk Azhar Bin Ahmad, Deputy Secretary-General (Urban Wellbeing)
  • Muhammad Razman Bin Abu Samah, Deputy Secretary-General (Management)
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  • Minister of Local Government Development
    • Deputy Minister of Local Government Development
      • Secretary-General
        • Under the Authority of Secretary-General
          • Legal Division
          • Corporate Communication Unit
          • Internal Audit Unit
          • Key Performance Indicator Unit
          • Integrity Unit
        • Deputy Secretary-General (Policy and Development)
          • Project Development and Implementation Division
          • Policy and Inspectorate Division
          • Secretariat and International Relations Division
        • Deputy Secretary-General (Urban Wellbeing)
          • Urban Wellbeing Division
          • Urbanization Service Division
          • Moneylenders and Pawnbrokers Division
        • Deputy Secretary-General (Management)
          • Finance and Procurement Division
          • Information Technology Division
          • Management Services Division
          • Human Resources Division
          • Account Division

Federal departments

  1. Fire and Rescue Department of Malaysia, or Jabatan Bomba dan Penyelamat Malaysia. (Official site)
  2. Local Government Department, or Jabatan Kerajaan Tempatan (JKT). (Official site)
  3. National Housing Department, or Jabatan Perumahan Negara. (Official site)
  4. National Solid Waste Management Department (NSWMD), or Jabatan Pengurusan Sisa Pepejal Negara (JPSPN). (Official site)

Federal agencies

  1. Tribunal for Housing and Strata Management, or Tribunal Perumahan Dan Pengurusan Strata (TPPS).
  2. Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Training Institute, or Institut Latihan Kesejahteraan Bandar, Perumahan dan Kerajaan Tempatan (I-KPKT). (Official site)
  3. Solid Waste And Public Cleansing Management Corporation (SWCorp), or Perbadanan Pengurusan Sisa Pepejal Dan Pembersihan Awam (PPSPPA). (Official site)

Key legislation

The Ministry of Local Government Development is responsible for administration of several key Acts:[2]

  • Housing Development (Control and Licensing) Act 1966 [Act 118]
  • Building and Common Property (Maintenance and Management) Act 2007 [Act 663]
  • Strata Management Act 2013 [Act 757]
Local Government
  • Local Government Act 1976 [Act 171]
  • Street, Drainage and Building Act 1974 [Act 133]
Solid Waste Management and Public Cleansing
  • Solid Waste and Public Cleansing Management Act 2007 [Act 672]
  • Solid Waste and Public Cleansing Management Corporation Act 2007 [Act 673]
Town and Country Planning
  • Town and Country Planning Act 1976 [Act 172]
  • Town Planners Act 1995 [Act 538]
Fire and Rescue Authority
  • Fire Services Act 1988 [Act 341]
Moneylenders and Pawnbrokers
  • Moneylenders Act 1951 [Act 400]
  • Pawnbrokers Act 1972 [Act 81]

Policy Priorities of the Government of the Day

  • National Landscape Policy
  • National Housing Policy
  • National Affordable Housing Policy
  • National Urbanization Policy
  • National Physical Plan
  • National Solid Waste Management Policy
  • National Cleanliness Policy
  • National Community Policy


  • National Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS), or Strategi Lautan Biru Kebangsaan
    • My Beautiful Neighbourhood (MyBN), or Kejiranan Indah
    • My Beautiful Malaysia (MyBM), or Malaysiaku Indah
    • Youth Housing Scheme (MyYouth), or Skim Perumahan Belia
  • Urban Planning, or Kesejahteraan Bandar
    • Centre of Excellence (COE), or Pusat Kecemerlangan
    • 1Malaysia Maintenance Fund, or Tabung Penyelenggaraan 1Malaysia (TP1M)
    • Housing Loan Scheme (HLS), or Skim Pinjaman Perumahan (SPP)
    • Housing Maintenance Program, or Program Penyelenggaraan Perumahan (PPP)
    • People's Housing Project, or Projek Perumahan Rakyat (PPR)
    • Private Affordable Housing Scheme (MyHome), or Skim Perumahan Mampu Milik Swasta
    • Transit House Program , or Program Rumah Transit
  • Solid Waste, or Sisa Pepejal
    • Waste to Energy (WTE), or Sisa kepada Tenaga
    • Separation at Source (SAS), or Pengasingan Sisa Pepejal di Punca
  • Urban Wellbeing
    • Residents Representative Committee, or Jawatankuasa Perwakilan Penduduk (JPP)
    • Residents Representative Council, or Majlis Perwakilan Penduduk (MPP)
  • Moneylenders and Pawnbrokers
    • Moneylenders Advertisement Licenses and Permits, or Lesen dan Permit Iklan Pemberi Pinjam Wang
    • Pawnbrokers Advertisement Licenses and Permits, or Lesen dan Permit Iklan Pemegang Pajak Gadai

See also

  • Minister of Local Government Development


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