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The following is a glossary of some of the terms and abbreviations used in this report. Also included is a revised list of Government Ministries.
Capital City District Study Area (CCDSA): The area extending approximately 40 kilometres (25 miles) in each direction from Dodoma proper, and covering about 6475 square kilometres (2500 square miles). Within this area, detailed studies were carried out in order to select a site for the future Capital City.
Capital City District (Urban), and Capital City District Rural: for purposes of implementing the National Capital Master Plan, an administrative reorganization of Dodoma District within the Region (unchanged), has taken place. The former Dodoma District has been divided into two new districts: Capital City District (Urban) the area containing the Capita! and its immediate rural surroundings; and Capital City District (Rural) the former district of Dodoma, minus the Capital City District (Urban).
City Form: the specific disposition of city elements which distinguishes any city from other cities.
City Image: the impression made by the City as a composite of all or any visual and emotional expressions of its components and people.
Community: A residential grouping of four neighbourhoods to form a larger unit with common community facilities and market within a maximum of 10 minutes walking distance for its population.
Conceptual Plan(s): general plan(s) which represent statements of land use allocation and transportation networks. Conceptual Plan(s) form the basis and guidelines for the preparation of detailed plans and the Master Plan itself.
Density: The measure of the quantity of development on a piece of land expressed in terms of persons per hectare or dwelling units per hectare.
Development: the carrying out of any building, engineering, mining or other operations, on, over or under land, or the making of any material change in the use, or the intensity of use of any land, building or premises.
Dodoma Proper and Dodoma Town: the existing town of Dodoma, within the Dodoma Township boundary.
Dodoma Region; Region: the political region of Dodoma and its three districts as at June, 1974 (Kondoa, Mpwapwa and Dodoma).
Duka: Swahili term for local shop.
Dwelling: a building or structure used or intended for use as a place of residence by a person, persons or family.
Dwelling, Detached: a building containing one dwelling only.
Dwelling, Flat (Apartment): a dwelling in a building which contains four or more separate dwellings on two or more floors or storeys of the building.
Dwelling, Semi-Detached: one of two contiguous dwellings joined by a common wall, which wall is located on a side plot line.
Dwelling, Terraced (also terraced house, row house): one of three or more contiguous dwellings joined by common walls; where each dwelling is located on individual plots, the common walls will be located on the side plot lines.
Environment: means the physical and nonphysical circumstances of the surroundings which condition the existence, behaviour and motivations of the city's inhabitants.
Environmental Quality: the sum of all the tangible or intangible, positive and negative, attributes which create a sense of satisfaction or dissatisfaction with an environment.
Impact Region: Dodoma Region, plus the neighbouring districts of Hanang, Kiteto, iringa, Manyoni and Singida. All centres of these districts are within 260 kilometres of Dodoma by road or rail. The Impact Region covers a total land area of about 148,400 square kilometres.
Inselberg: a prominent rock outcrop of a type which dominates the Dodoma landscape.
Land Use: the purpose for which a lot, plot, parcel or tract of land, building structure or premises or' part thereof, is used or occupied, or intended to be used or occupied.
Master Plan: the comprehensive report and plans for the Capital City. It includes the conceptual plans, costing, phasing, detailed plans, policies, standards, and implementation strategies.
National Capital Master Plan: the comprehensive report and plans for the Capital City including seven supporting Technical Supplements, the Zoning and Development Regulations, Building Guidelines, and Development Procedures.
Neighbourhood: A residential grouping of housing units around the essential functions such as schools for daily urban living.
Node: An area or locale where concentrations of use, movement or activity take place.
Plot: a parcel of land whether or not occupied by a building or structure, usually identified on a plan of subdivision and fronting on a road or public walkway.
Scale: The relationship in size or value between objects or sets of objects.
Shamba: area of cultivable land on which crops can be grown; larger than the private garden.
Sub-division: the dividing of any land into two or more parcels or plots for the purpose of development.
Urban Use: the use of land for any urban purpose, including residential, commercial and industrial activity; it may include certain open space uses.
Use Zone: any area of land, including buildings and water, designated for a specific purpose, e.g. residential, industrial, commercial.
|CDA||Capital Development Authority|
|CIDA||Canadian International Development Agency|
|Kilimo||Ministry of Agriculture (Tanzania)|
|Maji||Ministry of Water Development and Power (Tanzania)|
|Ardhi||Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development (Tanzania)|
|THB||Tanzania Housing Bank|
|NHC||National Housing Corporation|
|TANU||Tanganyika African National Union|
The list of Government Ministries used during the preparation of this Master Plan Report and the Technical Supplements, particularly T.S. 6, Chapter IV, E, was superseded by the list announced by President Nyerere on November 9th, 1976. This new list is as follows:
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