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What we do

In accordance with the Local Government Act, 1993 (Act 462), the Assembly exercises deliberative, legislative and executive functions under section 10 of the Act.

Who we are
  • Responsible for the overall development of the Metropolis and ensure the preparation and submission of development plans and budget to the relevant Central Government Agency/Ministry through the Western Regional Co-ordinating Council.

  • Formulate and executive plans, programmes and strategies on the effective mobilization of resources necessary for the overall development of the municipality.

  • Promote and support productive activity and social development in the municipality and remove any obstacle to initiate development.

  • Initiate programmes for the development of basic infrastructure and provide local works and services in the Metropolis.

  • Responsible for the development, improvement and management of Human settlements and the environment in the Metropolis.

  • In co-operation with the national and local security agencies ensure public safety and maintenance of law and order.

  • Ensure ready access to courts and public tribunals in the Metropolis for the promotion of justice,

  • Initiate, sponsor or carry out such studies as may be necessary for the discharge of any functions conferred by Act 462 or any other enactment.


  • We are responsible for

  • issuance of building/development permit

  • issuance of business operating license/permit

  • issuance of vendors certificate[Restaurant/Chop Bar]

  • issuance of birth and death certificates and burial permits

  • issuance of marriage certificates

  • waste management services.

  • approval of planning schemes(layouts)

  • Business Operating Permit Services

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    Marriage Services

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