Kollam City is, for purpose of governance, divided into 55 wards divisions. On an average every ward may consist of a population of about 7000. Each ward is represented in the municipal council by an elected Councilor, who may be from one of the recognized political parties.
Headed by the Worshipful Mayor and council. Standing committee for each departments, headed by the chairman and the members. Deputy Mayor, secretary, corporation engineer are all part of this Urban Local Body.