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.  Committee Office

2.  Administration Department

3.  Finance & Accounts Department

4.  Assessor Department

5.  Markets & Commodities Center Department

6.  Veterinary & Production Department

7.  Urban Pollution Control & Cleansing Department

8.   Engineering Department (Roads & Bridges)

9.   Engineering Department (Buildings)

10.   Engineering Department (Water & Sanitation)

11.  Engineering Department (Water Flow Management)

12.  Motors Transport & Workshop Department

13.  Playgrounds, Parks & Gardens Department

14.  Public Health Department

15.  Security & Disciplinary Department

16.  Urban Land Administration Department

17.  Urban Planning Department

18. Public Relations and Information Department


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