DTCP (Directorate of Town and Country Planning). The dtcp authority is responsible for the approval of plots such as industrial, housing, and institutions.
The department looks after the subject of planning and development in urban and rural areas. The development is achieved through Master Plans prepared for the urban centers and rural areas by way of Master Plans and indicative Land Use Plans.
Development Plans for Mandal Headquarters are prepared by the department. The planned development is achieved through approval of layouts and by regulating the developments through building rules and zoning regulations and approval of industrial institutions.
The Directorate of Town and Country Planning has two distinct functions, one under the urban front and the other on the rural front. Inspect of the urban area particularly the Municipal towns are planned and regulated under DTCP. It also approves layouts and grants permissions for industries and institutions.