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Everything you want to know about Coimbatore Corporation


Posted Date: 19-Jul-2010  Last Updated:   Category: My city / village /district    
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This page gives information about the City of Coimbatore, Coimbatore City Corporation, Departments in Coimbatore Corporation, Important Contact numbers of Coimbatore City Corporation.



Coimbatore Corporation


Coimbatore is popularly known as South India's Manchester. Coimbatore is located in western part of Tamil Nadu.

History of Coimbatore Corporation


In the year of 1866, Coimbatore was constituted as Municipality. Later in the year of 1981, Coimbatore was upgraded to Corporation by Tamil Nadu Government.

Coimbatore Corporation has the population of 11 lakhs (As per 2001 Census). The area of the Coimbatore Corporation is 105.50 Sq.Km.

Coimbatore is well known for textile industries.

Coimbatore Corporation gives services of Water Supply, Sewerage, Roads, Drains, Street lights, Public Conveniences, Issues of Birth and Death Certificate and Waste Management.

Administration of Coimbatore Corporation


The Chief Executive of Coimbatore Corporation is Commissioner of the Corporation.

Commissioner is assisted by Deputy Commissioner and 3 Assistant Commissioners.

Coimbatore Corporation has been divided into four zones named as East Zone, West Zone, North Zone and South Zone for administrative purpose. Each zone is headed by Assistant Commissioner.

Administration department is responsible for appointments, transfers, employee welfare schemes, etc.

Structure of the Coimbatore Corporation Council


Coimbatore Corporation Council is headed by Coimbatore mayor and ward councilors.

Coimbatore Corporation has 72 wards and each ward is represented by a Councilor.

Council meeting is being conducted at least once in a month.

Committees in Coimbatore Corporation Council


The following Seven Committees are available in Coimbatore Corporation Council.

Taxation Committee in Coimbatore Corporation

This committee is consisting of 15 councilors who are elected among from the total number of 72. The Chairman of Committee will be elected from its 15 members.

The Chairman will conduct a meeting of this committee at least twice in a month.

Fixing the rate for the levy of Profession Tax, Property Tax, lease items and Control the financial commitments are some the main function of this committee.

Works Committee in Coimbatore Corporation

This committee is consisting of 15 councilors who are elected among from the total number of 72.

Reviewing the works related to Road, Drains, Street lights, Vehicles purchasing and Contract Sanction are some the functionalities of this Committee.

Town Planning Committee in Coimbatore Corporation

This committee is consisting of 15 councilors who are elected among from the total number of 72.

Exchange / Transfer of land, Proposals of land acquisition and other works related to development of Corporation are the some functionalities of this committee.

Public Health Committee in Coimbatore Corporation

This committee is consisting of 7 councilors who are elected among from the total number of 72.

This committee will look the works related to Coimbatoreans health related problems and planning.

Education Committee in Coimbatore Corporation

This Education committee of Coimbatore corporation is consisting of 7 councilors who are elected among from the total number of 72.

This committee will look the works related to Coimbatoreans education related problems and planning.

Accounts Committee in Coimbatore Corporation

This Accounts committee of Coimbatore corporation is consisting of 7 councilors who are elected among from the total number of 72.

Reviewing the receipts and charges of the corporation, Review and actions taken report on audit report are few functionalities of this committee.

Appointment Committee in Coimbatore Corporation

This Appointment committee of Coimbatore corporation is consisting of 1 councilor who is elected among from the total number of 72.


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Departments in Coimbatore Corporation


Engineering Department in Coimbatore Corporation


Head of Engineering Department of Coimbatore Corporation is headed by City Engineer to assist the Commissioner of Coimbatore.

Two Executive Engineers are in this department. E.E (west) for West and South zones of Coimbatore Corporation, E.E (east) for East and North zones.

Duties of Engineering Department in Coimbatore Corporation

Engineering Department is responsible for undertaking development works and maintenance of Water Supply, Roads, Drainage, Sewerage Systems, Street lights and Building of the Coimbatore Corporation.

Public Health Department in Coimbatore Corporation


Public Health Department is headed by City Health Officer to assist Commissioner of the Coimbatore Corporation.

This department is responsible for Solid Waste Management, Urban health posts, Dispensaries, Birth and Death, Dangerous and Offensive Trades and Prevention of Food Adulteration License.

Revenue Department in Coimbatore Corporation


Revenue Department is headed by Assistant Commissioner (Revenue) and who will be assisted by Assistant Revenue Officers and Bill Collectors.

This Revenue department of Coimbatore corporation is responsible for collection of all kind of taxes. Also this department supervises the revision of assessment of old buildings and assessment of new buildings.

Town Planning Department in Coimbatore Corporation


Town Planning Department is headed by Chief Town Planning officer.

This Town planning department of Coimbatore corporation is responsible for new building permissions, unauthorized construction, Fee Schedule for Town Planning, Land Use, Town Survey and Scheme of Regularization of Unauthorized Buildings, etc

Education Department in Coimbatore Corporation


Education Department is headed by Corporation Educational Officer.

Education Department is responsible for providing quality education to the poor children and produce excellent results in public examinations.

Online Services in Coimbatore Corporation


Coimbatoreans can know about the Status and Statistics of New Water Supply Connection, Status Tracking of Water Supply Connection and its related services, Status Tracking of Request for Birth and Death Certificate, Status Tracking of New Assessment of Property taxes and Status Tracking of Building licenses, Layout approval, Renewal of Building approvals etc through Coimbatore Corporation's official website www.coimbatore-corporation.cm

Coimbatoreans can find their Property tax amount, Water Charges, Vacant land tax, Profession tax through the above mentioned website.

Coimbatoreans can find the Tax and other charges collection center and the amount have been collected by the Corporation through the above mentioned website.

Contact Details of important persons in Coimbatore Corporation


Address of Mayor of Coimbatore

Corporation of Coimbatore,
Coimbatore - 641 001
Tamil Nadu.

Telephone number of Mayor of Coimbatore – 0422 – 2390261, 2390262 and 2390263

Fax number of Mayor of Coimbatore – 0422 – 2398702

Email Id of mayor of Coimbatore - mayorcbe@gmail.com

Address of Commissioner of Coimbatore

Corporation of Coimbatore,
Coimbatore - 641 001
Tamil Nadu.

Telephone number of Commissioner of Coimbatore – 0422 – 2390167, 2396026

Fax number of Commissioner of Coimbatore – 0422 – 2398702

Email Id of Commissioner of Coimbatore - cbecorp@gmail.com

General Email Id of the Coimbatore Corporation - cbecorp@vsnl.com

Contact Number for Complaints / Grievance - 0422 – 3234071, 3234072

Contact Number of North Zone Chairman – 9443799223
Contact Number of West Zone Chairman – 9443799224
Contact Number of South Zone Chairman – 9443799225
Contact Number of East Zone Chairman – 9443799226

Contact Number of Chairman of Town Planning Committee - 9443799227
Contact Number of Chairman of Public Health Committee – 9443799228
Contact Number of Chairman of Finance and Taxation Committee – 9443799231
Contact Number of Chairman of Educational Committee – 9443799200
Contact Number of Chairman of Works Committee – 9894499984
Contact Number of Chairman of Appointment Committee – 9443799230

Contact Numbers for Emergencies on service deficiencies – 0422 - 2390261, 2302323

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Responses to "Everything you want to know about Coimbatore Corporation"
Author: Sankar A    20 Jul 2010Member Level: Silver   Points : 0
very useful information

all the best.

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