Become a Planner
The Zambia Institute of Planners (ZIP) is a body corporate created under the Urban and Regional Planners Act No 4 of 2011 with its overall mandate of regulating the planning practice in Zambia.
Pursuant to Part IV Section 23 of the aforesaid act, it is illegal for anyone (person or firm/organisation) to practice planning without having registered as a planner and/or planning firm with ZIP.
Whether you are an individual or company providing planning services to government departments, local authorities, parastatals, private and non-governmental organisations, you are required to register with ZIP. Please take time to fill out the application form to find out which membership class fits your credentials. It will only take a few minutes.
So who is a Planner?
A planner is a person with special knowledge of urban designing, the environmental, social, economic and political issues with the spatial approach to problem solving acquired through planning education and experience. It must be emphased that planning is a diverse profession and has several spheres to name but a few; physical, socio-economic, environmental and transportation planning.
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