Local municipality (Quebec)

Regional county municipality Urban agglomerations of Quebec List of municipalities in Quebec

The local municipality, (municipalité locale) is the lowest unit of local government in Quebec and is distinguish it from the higher-level regional county municipality, or RCM, a municipal government at the supralocal level.

Eight municipalities are further subdivided into boroughs.

There are also eleven agglomerations grouping a number of municipalities and exercising some of the powers that would be exercised by a municipality elsewhere in Quebec.

With the exception of some Aboriginal communities, municipalities are governed by the Towns and Cities Act and the Municipal Code of Québec.

See also