In accordance with the Local Government Act No. 281 of the Laws of Zambia and the various statutes. Section 61 of the Local Government Act list functions of Local Authorities. The following are the overall functions of Local Authorities:

Maintaining street lighting

Trimming hedges and trees


Fire service

Collecting domestic waste

Issuing dog licenses

enforcing laws on noise pollution.

Register of electors

Liquor licenses

Borehole and Borehole maintenance

Corpse disposal