Measuring Effectiveness of Planning and Control


  • Hamizah Yakob
  • Fatimah Yusof
  • Hazlina Hamdan



The current planning mechanisms which are development plan and planning control were recognised as important tools in housing planning process. However, the weaknesses involved in the preparation of development plans and its implementation through development control may impose constraints on housing development.  The objective of this paper is to evaluate whether the housing planning and control activities practiced require improvement in terms of the level of effectiveness of its implementation by the LPAs and PCs in Selangor using Quadrant Analysis. It was found that three activities; location, compliance and difficulties need high attention to achieve effective housing planning.

2398-4295 © 2016. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK.. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license ( Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

Keywords: Planning and Control Activities; Town Planners; Quadrant Analysis


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How to Cite

Yakob, H., Yusof, F., & Hamdan, H. (2016). Measuring Effectiveness of Planning and Control. Asian Journal of Behavioural Studies, 1(4), 11–23.