The Local Government & Community Development (LG&CD) Department has been assigned the responsibility to implement Punjab Local Government Act (PLGA) 2019 to achieve the stated objectives of the Government. Moreover, the LG&CD Department has an over-seeing role to ensure that the local governments perform their functions within the provincial framework and adhere to the federal and provincial laws.The Local Government & Community Development (LG&CD) Department was created to respond to the specific needs of the mega cities and largely urban districts of Punjab for good governance. 

LG&CD is working with a mission to assist and guide Local Governments in creating environment for autonomous and responsible decision making. This will improve service delivery in the social sectors and boost socio-economic development of the local area.