- Local government in Quebec
The basic unit of local government in Quebec is the
municipality, also called "local municipality" to distinguish it from the higher-level regional county municipalityor RCM, which is said to be 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 which, elsewhere in Quebec, would be exercised by a municipality.
With the exception of some Aboriginal communities, municipalities are governed by the "Towns and Cities Act" and the "Municipal Code of Québec".
Types of municipalities in Quebec
Municipal history of Quebec
Municipal reorganization in Quebec
Urban agglomerations of Quebec
List of boroughs in Quebec
Administrative divisions of Quebec
Regional county municipality
Kativik Regional Government
Local government in Canada
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