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The Lilongwe City Council was established under the Local Government Act No. 42 of 1998 as a body corporate. The Council comprises the Political and Administrative arms which both derive their authority from the Local Government Act of 1998. The Political  arm is led by the Mayor who is an elected councillor. The mayor is in charge of 27 Wards each overseen by an elected Councillor.  In addition, there are four (4) elected Members of Parliament who represent the Lilongwe urban sector. There are also five (5)  ex-official members representing interest groups. The Administrative arm of Lilongwe City Council is led by the Chief Executive Officer who oversees nine (9) technical departments and devolved sectors, including Commerce & Trade, Engineering, Education, Youth & Sports Sector, Parks & Recreation, Health and Social Welfare Services, Planning & Development and Finance.

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Property Rates enquiry and Payment procedures

Property Rates enquiry and Payment procedures

Lilongwe City Council (LCC) is encouraging the general public to minimize visits to Civic Offices to enquire on property rates bill, and make payments for property rates, fees and charges. This is being done to reduce on physical contacts between customers and officers of LCC complementing enforcement of Covid-19 preventing measures.

The general public is further informed and encouraged to use the contacts below to get information on property rates bills, fees and charges:

Enquiry on Property Rates contact the following:

  1.  info@lcc.mw
  2. jane.mtawali@lcc.mw/ janed.mtawali@gmail.com or call 0999338591
  3. merchavula@gmail.com/mercy.chavula@lcc.mw  or call on 0999204070
  4. jchimaliro1982@gmail.com/jonathan.chimaliro@lcc.mw or call on 0999624620

Property rate payers should make payments of their bills through the following platforms:

Always remember to use plot number with a dash separator i.e. 47-3-103 for reference, and send payment documentation to contacts above.

John Chome


Lilongwe City Council

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