Madam TPr. Chew Lee Ting, an urban planning officer at Johor Bahru Tengah Municipal Council (MPJBT), gave a talk cum briefing on the necessity and significance of the Publicity and Public Participation of the Draft District Local Plan (RTD) Johor Bahru and Kulai 2015 (Replacement). In her briefing, TPr. Lee Ting emphasised the importance of the Draft RTD and stressed the need for the public to participate in the publicity program. The Draft RTD has outlined  the use of all land and buildings in the administrative area of MPJBT untill 2025. It is envisaged that the plan will have an impact on where one lives, work, shop and play, and how one moves around the city. It is further expected that the property values in MPJBT will also change based on the intended use of land and buildings. TPr. Lee Ting  also highlighted  on the  ‘Blok Perancangan Kecil UTM’ and invited the Department of Urban and Regional Planning (JPBW), Faculty of Built Environment (FAB), UTM JB to submit their comments on the Draft District Local Plan (RTD) Johor Bahru and Kulai 2025 (Repalcement) before the 8th of December 2016. Details of the RTD could be obtained from the MPJBT website. 

The talk cum briefing was held on the 5th of December 2016 (Monday) at the Convention Hall B12, Faculty of Built Environment (FAB). The talk cum briefing was attended by staff and students of JPBW, FAB, UTM JB and ended with a Q&A session.

Madam TPr. Chew Lee Ting obtained her Bachelor of  Urban and Regional Planning from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 2007 and is currently pursuing her MBA with International Business School, UTM under the special program for Johor State Civil Servants. She is now  the Head of Land Use Planning and Planning Enforcement Division, Department of Planning and Development, MPJBT.