County Overview

Location: Located in central Kenya, it borders Kirinyaga and Meru to the East, Laikipia to the North, Nyandarua to the west and Muranga to the South.

Area (Km 2): 3,337 Km 2  

Showing Subcounties

Tetu
Kieni
Mathira
Othaya
Mukurweini
Nyeri town

693,558

Population

As of 2009 Census

3,337km2

Surface Area

As of 2016

24.5%

Share of Urban Population

As of 2009 Census

208

Population Density

As of 2009 Census

32.7%

Poverty Rate

As of 2016

No data

Some Strengths of Nyeri County include:

●Natural resources as forests, wildlife, minerals (stone, sand, Kaolin), livestock, pasture, water, medicinal plants

●Tourist Attractions as Mt. Kenya, Mt. Kenya National Park, Aberdare National Park

●Main Economic Activities include tea, coffee, dairy farming, milk processing farms, maize millers, agriculture such maize, potatoes, cabbage etc. ballast mining

Universities: Kimathi University College, Kenya Methodist University Nyeri Campus, Kenyatta University Nyeri Campus, Moi University campus in Kagochi and Moi University campus in Karatina town

Doctor to Population Ratio: 1:5,000

Notable Hospitals: Outspan Hospital  

County Financial Information

County Fees and Charges

Title Unit Charge Uom
Finance and Economic Planning
– Annual Application Business Permit- Within the County0.00Per Year
– Annual Application for Business Permit- Towns/Urban Specific1,000.00Per Year
– Annual Application for Business Permit- Rural Specific1,000.00Per Year
– Application for Business Permit- Within the County300.00Per Year
– Application for Business Permit- towns/Urban Specific0.00
– Application for Business Permit- Rural Specific0.00Per Year
– Application for Assignboards and Advertisement- Within the county600.00Per Year
– Application for Assignboards and Advertisement- Town/Urban Specific0.00Per Year
– Application for Assignboards and Advertisement- Rural Specific0.00Per Year
– Transfer of Hawker License- Within the County5,000.00Per Year
– Transfer of Hawker License- Town/Urban Specific0.00Per Year
– Transfer of Hawker License- Rural Specific0.00Per Year
– Transfer of Kiosk License- Within the County5,000.00Per Year
– Transfer of Kiosk License- Town/Urban Specific0.00Per Year
– Transfer of Kiosk License- Rural Specific0.00Per Year
– Transfer of Plot- Within the County5,000.00Per Year
– Transfer of Plot- Towns/Urban Specific0.00Per Year
– Transfer of Plot- Rural Specific0.00Per Year
– Promotions Tent Below 3M2- Rural Specific2,000.00Per Year
– Promotions Tent Below 3M2- Towns/Urban Specific4,000.00Per Day
– Promotions Tent below 3M2- Within the County0.00Per Day
– Promotions Tent above 3M2- Within the County0.00Per Day
– Promotions Tent above 3M2- Town/Urban Specific8,000.00Per Day
– Promotions Tent above 3M2- Rural Specific4,000.00Per Day
– Mobile Advertisement with Motor Vehicle-Pickup, Salon, Station Wagon- Within the County5,000.00Per Day
– Mobile Advertisement with Motor Vehicle-Pickup, Salon, Station Wagon- Towns/Urban Specific3,000.00Per Day
– Mobile Advertisement with Motor Vehicle-Pickup, Salon, Station Wagon- Rural Specific2,000.00Per Day
– Mobile Promotion with Public Address System(stopping with designated areas)-Pickup, Salon, Station Wagon- Within the County10,000.00Per Day
– Mobile Promotion with Public Address System(stopping within designated areas)- Pickup, Saloon, Station Wagon- Towns/Urban Specific5,000.00Per Day
– Mobile Promotion with Public Address System Pickup, Saloon, Station Wagon- Rural Specific3,500.00Per Day
– Mobile Promotion with Public Address Systems (3-7 tons)- Rural Specific10,000.00Per Day
– Mobile Promotion with Public Address Systems (3-7 tons)- Towns/Urban SpecificPer Day
– Mobile Promotion with Public Address Systems (3-7 tons)- Within the County15,000.00Per Day
– Mobile Hotel- Within the County18,000.00Per Month
– Mobile Hotel- Towns/Urban Specific18,000.00Per Month
– Mobile Hotel- Rural Specific18,000.00Per Month
– Within the County- Debt Clearance Certificate0.00
– Towns/Urban- Debt Clearance Certificate5,000.00
– Rural Specific- Debt Clearance Certificate5,000.00
– Rural Specific- Consent Fee(To charge/ Transfer)2,500.00
– Towns/Urban Specific- Consent Fee(To charge/ Transfer)4,000.00
– Within the County- Consent Fee(To charge/ Transfer)0.00
– Within the County- Parking Per Day(Specific County0.00Private Vehicles
– Towns/Urban Specific- Parking Per Day(Specific County)50.00Private Vehicles
– Rural Specific- Parking Per Day(Specific County)50.00Private Vehicles
– Rural Specific- Parking Per Day100.00Buses/ Lorries
– Towns/Urban Specific- Parking Per Day200.00Buses/ Lorries
– Within the County- Parking Per Day0.00Buses/ Lorries
– Within the County- Parking Buses/ Lorries(Per Month)4,500.00Per Month
– Towns/Urban Specific- Parking Buses/ Lorries(Per Month)3,000.00Per Month
– Rural Specific- Parking Buses/ Lorries(Per Month)2,500.00Per Month
– Rural Specific- Causing Obstruction 3,000.00
– Towns/Urban Specific- Causing Obstruction 3,000.00
– Within the County- Causing Obstruction0.00
– Within the County- Failing to Pay/Produce access Receipt0.00
– Towns/Urban Specific- Failing to Pay/Produce access Receipt 3,000.00
– Rural Specific- Failing to Pay/Produce access Receipt3,000.00
– Punishment- Failure to Pay Street Parking Fees1,000.00
– Punishment- Failure to Pay/Produce a cess Receipt1,000.00
– Within the County- Large Private Education Institution with Over 401 Pupils30,000.00Per Year
– Within the County- Small Private Education Facility with Over 30 to 200 Puplis10,000.00Per Year
– Within the County- Medium Private Education Facility with Over 201 to 400 Pupils 20,000.00Per Year
– Within the County- Private Universities and Public Universities in Business Premises200,000.00Per Year
– Within the County- Post-Secondary/ College Facility with 31 to 60 Students20,000.00Per Year
– Within the County- Post-Secondary/ College Facility with 30 Students20,000.00Per Year
– within the County- Post-Secondary/ College Facility 31 to 60 students40,000.00Per Year
– within the County- Post-Secondary/ College Facility 61 to 100 students80,000.00Per Year
– within the County- Post-Secondary/ College Facility 101 to 200 students120,000.00Per Year
– within the County- Post-Secondary/ College Facility with over 201 students200,000.00Per Year
– within the County- Hire of Kamukunji Staduim Grounds10,000.00Per Day
– within the County- Hire of Whispers Park8,000.00Per Day
– within the County- Hire of Karatina Stadium8,000.00Per Day
– within the County- Hire of Mukurweini Staduim6,000.00Per Day
– within the County- Hire of Othaya Staduim6,000.00Per Day
– within the County- Hire of Social Halls5,000.00Per Day
– within the County- Street Lighting Columns(Per Street Light)10,000.00Per Month
– Towns/Urban Special- Street Lighting Columns(Per Street Light)10,000.00Per Month
– Rural Special- Street Lighting Columns(Per Street Light)10,000.00Per Month
– Rural Special- Advert on Street Lights Per Post Advert(Without Electricity Connection)2,500.00Per Month
– Towns/Urban Special- Advert on Street Lights Per Post Advert(Without Electricity Connection)2,500.00Per Month
– Within the County- Advert on Street Lights Per Post Advert(Without Electricity Connection)2,500.00Per Month
– Within the County- Meat Inspection(Cow)200.00Per Animal
– Within the County- Meat Inspection(Goat)100.00Per Animal
– Within the County- Meat Inspection(sheep)100.00Per Animal
– Within the County- Meat Inspection(Pig)100.00Per Animal
– Within the County- Meat Inspection(Commercial Chicken)5.00Per Animal
– Within the County- Licences(Meat)Certificate of Transport(Cattle)200.00consignment
– Within the County- Licences(Meat)Certificate of Transport(Sheep)100.00per consignment
– Within the County- Licences(Meat)Certificate of Transpor(Goats)100.00consignment
– Within the County- Licences(Meat)Certificate of Transport(Pigs)100.00consignment
– Within the County- Licences(Meat)Certificate of Transpor(Commercial Chicken Only)100.00consignment
– Within the County- Livestock Movement Permit(Cattle)200.00consignment
– Within the County- Livestock Movement Permit(Goats)200.00consignment
– Within the County- Livestock Movement Permit(Sheep)200.00consignment
– Within the County- Livestock Movement Permit(Pig)200.00consignment
– Within the County- Meat Movement Permit from Outside the County10,000.00Per Year
– Within the County- Meat Containers Licenses300.00Per Year
– Category A(With Rails Handling 40 above Heads Cattle-)Slaughter House Licence(Slaughter/slab Single Business Permit)39,000.00Per Year
– Category B(With Rails Handling 10-40 Heads Cattle-)Slaughter House Licence(Slaughter/slab Single Business Permit)15,000.00Per Year
– Category C(With Rails Handling Less than 10 Heads Cattle-)Slaughter House Licence(Slaughter/slab Single Business Permit)4,800.00Per Year
– Cow, Goat and Sheep- Hides and Skins Dispatch200.00per consignment
– Renewal- Slaughter Mans Licence200.00Per Year
– License Folders- Slaughter Mans Licence500.00Per Year
– Towns/Urban - Mega Supermarket with Bakeries/Butcheries/Restaurant/M-pesa with over 2000sqft85,000.00Per Year
– Rurul Specific Location - Mega Supermarket with Bakeries/Butcheries/Restaurant/M-pesa with over 2000sqft45,000.00Per Year
– Rurul Specific Location - Hypermarket, Supermarket, Wholesalers or Personal Service Multi Department Stores over 1000sqft30,000.00Per Year
– Towns/Urban Specific Location - Hypermarket, Supermarket, Wholesalers or Personal Service Multi Department Stores over 1000sqft36,000.00Per Year
– Towns/Urban Specific Location - Medium Trader, Shop or Retail Services/Premises from 50 to 300sqft6,000.00Per Year
– Rural Specific Location - Medium Trader, Shop or Retail Services/Premises from 50 to 300sqft4,000.00Per Year
– Rural Specific Location - Small Trader, Shop or Retail Services/Premises Less than 50sqft, far away location2,000.00Per Year
– Towns/Urban Specific Location - Small Trader, Shop or Retail Services/Premises Less than 50sqft, far away location3,000.00Per Year
– Towns/Urban Specific Location - Kiosk Light or Temporary Construction, Less than 20sqft2,400.00Per Year
– Rural Specific Location - Kiosk Light or Temporary Construction, Less than 20sqft2,000.00Per Year
– Rural Specific Location -Other Wholesale- Retail Traders, Store, Shops and Services2,000.00Per Year
– Towns/Urban Location -Other Wholesale- Retail Traders, Store, Shops and Services2,400.00Per Year
– Rural Specific Location -Hawker with Motor Vehicle 1 Person 2,500.00Per Year
– Towns/Urban Specific Location -Hawker with Motor Vehicle 1 Person 3,000.00Per Year
– Towns/Urban Specific Location -Hawker One Person Without a Motor Vehicle 2,400.00Per Year
– Rural Specific Location -Hawker One Person Without a Motor Vehicle 2,000.00Per Year
– Rural Specific Location -Small Informal Sector Trade/Service Provider, Shoe Shine, Shoe Repair, Street Vendor(newspapers,sweets,soda,cigarettes1,200.00Per Year
– Rural Specific Location -Small Infromal Sector Trade/Service Provider, Shoe Shine, Shoe Repair, Street Vendor(newspapers,sweets,soda,cigarettes)1,000.00Per Year
– Rural Specific -Hawker One Person Without a Motor Vehicle300.00Per Month
– Towns/Urban Specific -Hawker One Person Without a Motor Vehicle300.00Per Month
– Towns/Urban Specific -Small Agriculture Producer, Processor, Dealer up to 10 Employees4,800.00Per Year
– Rural Specific Location -Small Agriculture Producer, Processor, Dealer up to 10 Employees3,000.00Per Year
– Rural Specific Location -Large Eating House, Snack Bar,Tea House, Hotel no Lodging, no Alcohol Served over 20 Customer Sitting Capacity8,000.00Per Year
– Towns/Urban Specific Location -Large Eating House, Snack Bar,Tea House, Hotel no Lodging, no Alcohol Served over 20 Customer Sitting Capacity12,000.00Per Year
– Towns/Urban Specific Location -Meduim Eating House, Snack Bar, Tea House, no lodging, no Alcohol Served up to 6 Sitting Capacity9,000.00Per Year
– Rural Specific Location -Meduim Eating House, Snack Bar, Tea House, no lodging, no Alcohol Served up to 6 Sitting Capacity5,000.00Per Year
– Rural Specific Location -Small Eating House, Snack Bar, Tea House, no lodging, no Alcohol Served up to 6 Sitting Capacity3,000.00Per Year
– Town/Urban Specific Location -Small Eating House, Snack Bar, Tea House, no lodging, no Alcohol Served up to 6 Sitting Capacity6,000.00Per Year
– Town/Urban Specific Location -Butchery with Raosted Meant and or/Soup Kichen, Any Size8,000.00Per Year
– Rural Specific Location -Butchery with Roasted Meant and or/Soup Kitchen, Any Size4,000.00Per Year
– Rural Specific Location -Large Lodging House Basic Standard, over 15 Room20,000.00Per Year
– Towns/Urban Specific Location -Large Lodging House Basic Standard, over 15 Room24,000.00Per Year
– Towns/Urban Specific Location -Medium Lodging House Basic Standard from 6 to 15 Rooms15,000.00Per Year
– Rural Specific Location -Medium Lodging House Basic Standard from 6 to 15 Rooms12,500.00Per Year
– Rural Specific Location -Small Lodging House Basic Standard up to 5 Rooms8,000.00Per Year
– Towns/Urban Specific Location -Small Lodging House Basic Standard up to 5 Rooms9,000.00Per Year
– Hostel Permit -Hostel Including Single and MUlti Dwellings1,000.00Per Year
– Hostel Charges(Per Room)-Hostel Including Single and MUlti Dwellings800.00Per Year
– Towns/Urban Specific- Small Workshop/Service-Repair Contractor, up to 5 Employees or Permises up to 25sqft4,200.00Per Year
– Rural Specific Location- Small Workshop/Service-Repair Contractor, up to 5 Employees or Premises up to 25sqft3,500.00Per Year
– Towns/Urban Specific - Kamukunji Market Stalls Rent Per Stall500.00Per Month
– Towns/Urban Specific(Sheep/Goat)- Livestock Market Fees Per Entry Per Animal/Bird20.00Per Animal/bird
– Rural Specific Location(Sheep/Goat)- Livestock Market Fees Per Entry Per Animal/Bird20.00Per Animal/bird
– Within Town(Zone A)- Restaurant License42,500.00
– Within Town(Zone B)- Restaurant License30,000.00
– Within Town(Zone C)- Restaurant License22,500.00
– Within Town(Zone C)- Tourism Destinations200,000.00
– Within Town(Zone B)- Tourism Destinations200,000.00
– Within Town(Zone A)- Tourism Destinations200,000.00
– Within Town(Zone A)- wines & Spirits(Off Bar)40,000.00
– Within Town(Zone B)- wines & Spirits(Off Bar)30,000.00
– Within Town(Zone C)- wines & Spirits(Off Bar)30,000.00
– Within Town(Zone C)- Distributor/Depot Alcohol Drink Licence50,000.00
– Within Town(Zone B)- Distributor/Depot Alcohol Drink Licence50,000.00
– Within Town(Zone A)- Distributor/Depot Alcohol Drink Licence50,000.00
– Within Town(Zone c)- Railway Restaurant Car Alcohol Drink Licence Per Car12,000.00Per Month
– Within Town(Zone B)- Railway Restaurant Car Alcohol Drink Licence Per Car12,000.00Per Month
– Within Town(Zone A)- Railway Restaurant Car Alcohol Drink Licence Per Car12,000.00Per Month
– Within Town(Zone A)- Members Club80,000.00
– Within Town(Zone B)- Members Club80,000.00
– Within Town(Zone C)- Members Club80,000.00
– Within Town(Zone C)- Night Club & Discotheques100,000.00
– Within Town(Zone B)- Night Club & DiscothequesWithin Town(Zone B)- Night Club & DiscothequesWithin Town(Zone B)- Night Club & DiscothequesWithin Town(Zone B)- Night Club & DiscothequesWithin Town(Zone B)- Night Club & Discotheques100,000.00
– Within Town(Zone A)- Night Club & Discotheques100,000.00
– Within Town(Zone A)- Transfer of Alcohol Drink Licenses1,000.00
– Within Town(Zone B)- Transfer of Alcohol Drink Licenses1,000.00
– Within Town(Zone C)- Transfer of Alcohol Drink Licenses1,000.00
– Within Town(Zone C)- Issuance OF Assurance Under the Act1,000.00
– Within Town(Zone B)- Issurance OF Assurance Under the Act1,000.00
– Within Town(Zone A)- Issurance OF Assurance Under the Act1,000.00
– Beacon Re-Establishment Fee-per Beacon2,000.00
– Billboard Advertisement/Signboard(above 400sqft)- Advertising by Advertising Companies 40,000.00Per Advert Per 3 Month
– Billboard Advertisement/Signboard(330- 400sq ft)- Advertising by Advertising Companies 30,000.00Per Advert Per 3 Month
– Billboard Advertisement/Signboard(50- 329sq ft)- Advertising by Advertising Companies 20,000.00Per Advert Per 3 Month
– Billboard Advertisement/Signboard(30- 49sq ft)- Advertising by Advertising Companies 15,000.00Per Advert Per 3 Month
– Billboard Advertisement/Signboard(10- 29sq ft)- Advertising by Advertising Companies 10,000.00Per Advert Per 3 Month
– Billboard Advertisement/Signboard(0- 9sq ft)- Advertising by Advertising Companies 7,000.00Per Advert Per 3 Month
– Sandwiching Promotion- Advertising by Advertising Companies 1,000.00Per Month
– Billboard Adversiting/Signboard(Above 400sq ft)- Advertising by Business/Property Owners 80,000.00Per Year
– Billboard Adversiting/Signboard(330- 400sq ft)- Advertising by Business/Property Owners 60,000.00Per Year
– Billboard Adversiting/Signboard(50- 329sq ft)- Advertising by Business/Property Owners 50,000.00Per Year
– Billboard Adversiting/Signboard(30- 49sq ft)- Advertising by Business/Property Owners 30,000.00Per Year
– Billboard Adversiting/Signboard(10- 29sq ft)- Advertising by Business/Property Owners 15,000.00Per Year
– Billboard Adversiting/Signboard(1- 9sq ft)- Advertising by Business/Property Owners 7,000.00Per Year
– Senior Staff Houses- Housing(House Rents-Karatina) 2,500.00Per Month
– 2 Bedroom Semi- Detached- Housing(House Rents-Karatina)2,200.00Per Month
– 1 Bedroom Detached- Housing(House Rents-Karatina) 2,000.00Per Month
– 1 Bedroom Semi Detached- Housing(House Rents-Karatina)1,800.00Per Month
– 1 Bedroom Detached- House Rents Karatina 1,300.00Per Month
– Bus Park Shops- Bus Park/Market Shops and Hotels- Gazetted 2,750.00Per Month
– Small Shops- Bus Park/Market Shops and Hotels- Gazetted2,200.00Per Month
– Bus Park Hotel- Bus Park/Market Shops and Hotels- Gazetted 6,000.00Per Month
– Market Shops- Bus Park/Market Shops and Hotels- Gazetted1,700.00Per Month
– Small Shop- Bus Park/Market Shops and Hotels- Gazetted1,200.00Per Month
– Market Hotel- Bus Park/Market Shops and Hotels- Gazetted 5,000.00Per Month
– Kaolin- Towns/Urban Specific(Nyeri,Karatina)1,000.00Per Load
– Kaolin- Rural Specific1,000.00Per Load
– Motorbike- Parking Fees300.00Per Month
– Motorbikes(From Other Counties)- Parking Fees(Within the County)20.00Per Day
– Motorbikes(From Other Counties)- Parking Fees(Towns/Urban Specific Nyeri,Karatina)20.00Per Day
– Motorbikes(From Other Counties)- Parking Fees(Urban Specific)20.00Per Day
– Refuse Collection Charges-Large Hotels(Towns/Urban Specific Nyeri,Karatina)- Refuse and Waste Management Services2,000.00Per Month
– Refuse Collection Charges-Large Hotels(Rural Specific)- Refuse and Waste Management Services2,000.00Per Month
– Refuse Collection Charges-Large Workshops(Rural Specific)- Refuse and Waste Management Services2,000.00Per Month
– Refuse Collection Charges-Large Workshops(Towns/Urban Specific)- Refuse and Waste Management Services2,000.002000
– Refuse Collection Charges-Large Eduacation Institution(Towns/Urban Specific)- Refuse and Waste Management Services2,000.00Per Month
– Refuse Collection Charges-Large Eduacation Institution(Rural Specific)- Refuse and Waste Management Services2,000.00Per Month
– Refuse Collection Charges Supermarkets (Rural Specific)- Refuse and Waste Management Services2,000.00Per Month
– Refuse Collection Charges Supermarkets (Towns/Urban Specific Nyeri,Karatina)- Refuse and Waste Management Services2,000.00Per Month
– Refuse Collection Charges-Large Institution-upto 5km (Towns/Urban Specific Nyeri,Karatina)- Refuse and Waste Management Services2,000.00Per Month
– Refuse Collection Charges-Large Institution-upto 5km (Rural Specific)- Refuse and Waste Management Services2,000.00Per Month
– Refuse Collection Charges-Large Institution 5-10km (Rural Specific)- Refuse and Waste Management Services3,000.00Per Month
– Refuse Collection Charges-Large Institution 5-10km (Towns/Urban Specific Nyeri Karatina)- Refuse and Waste Management Services3,000.00Per Month
– Firewood Lots-Within the County3,200.00Per Tone
– Firewood Lots-Towns/Urban Specific Nyeri,Karatina3,200.00Per Tone
– Firewood Lots-Rural Specific3,200.00Per Tone
– Assessment on Supervision-Rural Specific1,000.00Per Visit
– Assessment on Supervision-Towns/Urban Specific Karatina,Nyeri1,000.00Per Visit
– Assessment on Supervision-Within the County1,000.00Per Visit
– Tree Cutting-Large-Within the County800.00
– Tree Cutting-Large-Towns/Urban Specific Nyeri, Karatina800.00
– Tree Cutting-Large-Rural Specific800.00
– Tree Cutting Medium-Rural Specific500.00
– Tree Cutting Medium-Towns/Urban Specific Nyeri, Karatina500.00
– Tree Cutting Medium-Within the County500.00
– Tree Cutting Small Size-Within the County300.00
– Tree Cutting Small Size-Towns/Urban Specific Nyeri,Karatina300.00
– Tree Cutting Small Size-Rural Specific300.00
– Water Bowsers Permit-Rural Specific20,000.00Per Year
– Water Bowsers Permit-Towns/Urban Specific Nyeri,Karatina20,000.00Per Year
– Exhauster Licenses25,000.00Per Year
– Exhauster Licenses- Within the County4,000.00Per Day
– Permit for transporting of Solid Waste25,000.00Per Year
– Offences and Penalties
– Failure to Pay Cess/Levies/ Licenses of Mined Products from Quarries3,000.00
within the County- Hire of Other Grounds5,000.00Per Day
Source: Nyeri County Finance Act 2015

County Revenue Law Status

Legislation Status
Revenue Administration Bill Executive
Trade Licensing Bill Executive
Public Participation Bill No updates
Rating Bill No updates
Finance Bill No updates
Revenue Bill Status for Counties as at 15th May, 2017. Source: Commission for Revenue Allocation.

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