EXTRACTS FROM CODE OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT AND PRACTICE IN THE TOWN PLANNING PROFESSION TO GUIDE THE REGISTRATION OF CONSULTANCY FIRMS (LOCAL FIRMS)
-::-No Registered member shall have or take as partner or co-director in his firms any persons who is not registered by the Council or any person not registered by another relevant professional Council;
-::-No Registered member or any group or association of members shall form, join or become part of a limited liability company not being a Government Agency for the purpose of carrying on his or their practice as a Registered Town Planner or Registered Town Planner;
-::-In case of a firm or company carrying on practice as Urban and Regional Planners, the sole Principal of a practice or partner in the firm or a Director of the company shall be held responsible for any contravention of these regulations;
-::-A Registered Town Planner member who is a civil servant or public officer on full-time employment by a Federal, State, Local Government Department, Statutory Board, Town Planning Authority or Agency no matter how described will not undertake private planning work, in keeping with government regulations on private practice by civil servants and public officers. Public servants in higher institutions of learning may undertake private practice where the condition of service permits;
-::-Any member who defaults in the payment of his/her annual dues to the Council and or to the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners will have his/her name struck out from the Register.