The District Planning Unit is responsible for providing leadership in the planning, implementation and evaluation of development projects and programs in the Assembly. The Unit provides lead support in the preparation of Annual Reports, Development Action Plans and Medium Term Development Plans. It also monitors and reports on all development projects that takes place within the Metropolis.

The Unit liaises with stakeholders to collect inputs necessary to aid in the formulation of public policies and programs and also plays the role of ensuring that the capabilities, skills and knowledge of staff are well developed to ensure their effectiveness and efficiency.