Yangon City Development Committee

Yangon City Development Committee

Duties and Responsibilities of YCDC

Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) is the administrative body of Yangon which covers a total area of 306.73 square miles. To maintain and develop the city within its territory, YCDC carries out the following duties and responsibilities:

  • drawing and implementing land policies, administration of lands, developing and enforcing planning controls, protection of heritage buildings, regulation of construction sites
  • construction and maintenance of parks, gardens, playgrounds, recreation centers
  • promoting events and exhibitions to enhance the work of YCDC
  • providing parking spaces for vehicles and reducing traffic congestion
  • construction, maintenance, upgrading and administration of markets
  • regulation, control and healthcare for animals and pets, including the inspection of meat and fishery markets and supervision of slaughter houses
  • practice of environmental protection and waste management, including collection and treatment of waste, management of landfills, prevention of water and air pollution
  • regulate and issue licenses for ferryboats and supervision of ferry businesses
  • licensing and regulating trading warehouses and pawn shops
  • ensuring the safety of the citizens through prevention of natural disasters and management of the fire services
  • issue licenses regarding slow moving vehicles such as tricycle rickshaws
  • providing water supply and sanitary systems
  • supervision of cemeteries and incinerators, and overseeing the land use of cemetery compounds
  • other beneficial municipal work such as environmental services


1. The Administration Department

2. Budget & Accounts Department

3. Work Inspection Department

4. Co-ordination Department

5. Assessors' Department

6. Revenue Department

7. Markets Department

8. Veterinary & Slaughter House Department

9. Pollution Control & Cleansing Department

10. Engineering Department (Roads & Bridges)

11. Engineering Department (Buildings)

12. Engineering Department (Water & Sanitation)

13. Motor Transport & Workshop Department

14. Central Stores Department

15. Playgrounds, Parks & Gardens Department

16. Security & Disciplinary Department

17. City Planning and Land Administration Department

18. Health Department

19. Public Relations and Information Department

20. Production Department

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