Request for Expression of Interest (REOI); Consultancy Services for the Preparation of Epe Master Plan at Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, Lagos State

Lagos State Government

Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development

Block 15, the Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja.

 Consultancy Services for the Preparation of Epe Master Plan

Request for Expression of Interest (REOI) 

Preamble:

The Lagos State Government is desirous of preparing Master Plan for Epe Town and its immediate areas. The Plan became necessary in view of the fast growth of developments in Epe Sub-Region. The State therefore invites interested Consultants in the built environment registered with Town Planning Registration Council (TOPREC) and Association of Town Planning Consultants of Nigeria (ATOPCON) to express their interest in the project. The successful Consultant would be required to complete the proposed Master Plan project within Twelve (12) months.

Scope of Service

The successful Consultant is expected to fully deliver the plan taking into consideration the detailed scope of service which will be made available in the Request for Proposal (RFP) to be issued to shortlisted firms arising from this REOI. However, below is the summary of the tasks for the project:

(i)         Acquire the most recent GIS map of the study area; establish the base map and the most recent aerial photographs for the preparation of cadastral maps for the action areas.

(ii)        Compile information on the existing land forms within Epe Sub-Region.

(iii)       Undertake comprehensive survey of the existing land use pattern in the area.

(iv)      Compile an inventory of unique, historical, cultural and scenic areas for the purpose of presentation.

(v)       Identify and assess the existing infrastructural facilities and services and project growth and future needs for the period 2016-2030.

(vi)      Carry out traffic and transportation surveys (road and water transport) including motorized and non-motorized with the objective of identifying existing bottlenecks and opportunities that may affect or influence immediate and future demands in the Study area.

(vii)     Undertake survey of socio-economic activities and facilities such as school, healthcare, employment opportunities and other related variables for the present and future.

(viii)    Carry-out an in-depth demographic survey taking into consideration the population characteristics, existing and projected growth for the period 2016-2030.

(ix)      Survey of housing stocks and building development patterns, land values and property rating with a view to determining the use characteristics and intensity of development.

(x)       Liaise with the Local Community groups in the planning of the sub-region. Hold stakeholders meetings to ensure citizens participation with various interest group(s) in the preparation of the plan.

(xi)      Integrate the proposed Master Plan with the existing Lekki Comprehensive Master Plan, Lekki and Lagos Free Zones Plans and Ikorodu Master Plan.

(xii)     The proposal must equally take into consideration major contiguous developments outside the subject boundary that would influence the plan proposals

(xiii)    The plan proposals amongst others should take advantage of the tourism and vast agricultural potentials of the sub-region.

(xiv)    Review existing pattern of growth and development taking note of the Per-Capital-Income (PCI) and character of Core settlements.

(xv)     Propose the political and administrative structures necessary to achieve the goals of the plan within the context of successful governance with transparency, creditability, accountability and the Nigerian Constitution.

(xvi)    Prepare proposal for phasing of the Master Plan implementation, designated Action Plan areas and ensure preparation for (5) five of the identified Areas.

Pre-Qualification Conditions

Eligible consulting firms are invited to submit their Expression of Interest (EOI) in providing the service. The State Government would consider consultants duly
registered to practice in Nigeria and with proven capabilities on such assignment. To apply, the consultant must show evidence of considerable experience and track records of good performance in urban and regional planning practice. In addition, the consultant is to submit and fulfil the documentation and conditions:

  • A covering letter summarizing contort of the pre-qualification documents
  • Certificate of Incorporation of Company /Firms registration in Nigeria and detailed curriculum vitae profile/particulars of staff of the Firm or Consortia with areas of specialization.
  • Evidence of current registration of the Firm(s) with Town Planners Registration Council of Nigeria (TOPREC) and Association of Town Planning Consultants of Nigeria (ATOPCON)
  • The Firm’s general structure and organization’s duties including the pre-technical and financial outlays
  • The audited financial report of the last three years of the firms
  • Evidence of preparation of similar Master Plans not below the above mentioned scale.

Ministry of Physical Planning & Urban Development will prepare a shortlist of between 3- 6 firms on the basis of expression of interest received. A request for proposal (RFP) will be sent to the selected firms who will be required to submit detailed technical and financial proposals which will be scored against predetermined evaluation criteria. The firm/Consortium with the highest score will be invited for negotiations.

Submission of Document

(1)       Expression of interests (EOI) must be submitted in English with one (1) original copy and two (2) other copies to be delivered in a sealed envelope clearly marked EOI:” Preparation of Epe Master Plan” and delivered to the address below not later than Wednesday, 2nd September, 2015 between the hours of 9.00am and 4.00pm Monday -Friday.

 The Permanent Secretary,

Ministry of Physical Planning & Urban Development,

Block 15, The Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja

E-mail: physicalplanning@lagosstate.gov.ng

Website: www.lagosstate.gov.ng

 

Signed:

Arc. Dipe, Foluso Adebayo,

Permanent Secretary

 

Lagos State Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development