About The Council
Belfast City Council is the local authority with responsibility for the city of Belfast, the capital and the largest city in Northern Ireland. The Council's geographical footprint is only 132km², however it serves an estimated population of 333,871, the largest of any district council in Northern Ireland.
The Council has worked continuously to realise its aspirations for the city, develop its potential, boost the local economy and promote the city on the global stage.
Having assumed responsibility for new powers and services including land-use planning, community planning and economic development, it has further increased its ambition to create a world class city where everyone is supported to reach their potential and barriers to opportunity are removed.
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