Currently, there are 11 local councils throughout Northern Ireland, which are listed and linked below. Councils look after many services, such as your local sports and leisure centre and arranging your bin collections.
Local councils also look after important powers and functions. You can find out more about what services your local council offers by checking on their websites.
Local council websites
- Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council
- Ards and North Down Borough Council
- Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council
- Belfast City Council
- Causeway Coast and Glens District Council
- Derry City and Strabane District Council
- Fermanagh and Omagh District Council
- Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council
- Mid and East Antrim Borough Council
- Mid Ulster District Council
- Newry, Mourne and Down District Council