The major functions and responsibilities of Local Government & Community Development Department are:
Formulation of public policy and its promulgation; updating of laws, rules and providing guidelines for the working of local government departments. Besides, LG&CD Department issues policy guidelines on salient issues, in the best interest of citizens.
The department coordinates with federal/provincial government departments and allied agencies as well as all the three tiers of local governments on the issues pertaining to the new local government system.
The department is responsible for the recruitments and administration of service personnel working in its attached departments.
Our other functions include:
Provide, manage, operate, maintain and improve the municipal infrastructure and services
Manage properties and assets vested in local governments
Enforcement of municipal laws and regulations
Levy local taxes/fees to generate income
Frame bye-laws to regulate municipal services
Take cognizance of municipal offences and enforcement
Exercise general powers and procedures as are enumerated in Eighth Schedule
Perform functions within the provincial framework