volume 66, issue 4/5, P330-364 2017
DOI: 10.1108/lr-04-2016-0034
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Intan Afida, Shaharudin Idrus, Halimaton Saadiah Hashim

Abstract: Purpose The purpose of this paper is to investigate the information-seeking behaviour of Malaysian Town Planners (MTPs) in fulfilling their specific work task, which is to prepare the Development Proposal Report (DPR) that incorporates flood risk reduction aspects for planning permission purposes. The researcher investigated MTPs’ involvement in the DPR preparation, types of information sought from five town planning reference instruments, the uses of five town planning reference instruments and additional in…

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