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Welcome to Zimbabwe Institute of Regional and Urban Planners

We are a voluntary professional body of Town Planning practitioners (Town Planners and Town Planning Technicians) drawn from central government (Department of Physical Planning), local authorities (city councils, town councils, local boards and rural district councils) as well as private companies, private practice and non-governmental organisations and students in tertiary institutions (Universities and Polytechnics).

Our primary existence is to advance the science and art of local and regional planning for the benefit of the public. 

Years of Existence

Why Join ZIRUP

It is for your own career development to be affliated to a recognised professional body of town planners.

1. By being a member of ZIRUP, employers will know that you are a professional who subscribes to a code of ethics.

Membership Application Made Easier!

Joining ZIRUP has been made easier!

You can apply online from the comfort of your office or home thereby saving yourself time, printing and delivery costs of the application.

For Town Planning Students  apply below: 

For recent Graduates with less than two years professional experience apply below:

For Associate, Technician, Corporate and Fellow apply below:

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Our Purpose & Aims

The purpose of our existence is to advance the science and art of local, regional and national planning for the benefit of the public. To achieve this we carry out the following activities:

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