MCI has been established under ICT Local Government Act 2015. MCI is headed by Administrator Municipal Corporation Islamabad and comprises Chairman UCs and others. MCI is responsible for performing the following functions in Islamabad:-
Execute and manage development plans.
Provide relief for the widows, orphans, poor, persons in distress, and children and persons with disabilities;
Promote technological parks, cottage, small and medium-sized enterprises
Regulate affixing of sign-boards and advertisements except where this function is being performed by the Capital Development Authority;
Provide, manage, operate, maintain and improve the municipal infrastructure and services including
Water supply and control and development of water sources;
Sewage treatment and disposal
Sanitation and solid waste collection and sanitary disposal of solid, liquid, industrial, and hospital wastes. Treatment and disposal including landfill of site and recycling plants:
Roads and streets;
Playgrounds, open space graveyards, and arboriculture
Prepare financial statements and present them for internal and external audit in the manner as may be prescribed;
Develop and maintain museums, art galleries, libraries, community and culture centers
Look after historical and cultural assets;
Undertake landscape, monuments, and municipal ornamentation
Maintain regional markets and commercial centers
Maintain a comprehensive database and information system and provide public access on nominal charges
Regulate dangerous and offensive articles and fades motioned in First Schedule.
Collect approved taxes, fees, tolls, charged fines, and penalties.
Organize sports, cultural, recreational events, fairs and shows, cat fails, and cattle markets
Regulate markets and issue licenses, permits, grant permissions and impose penalties for violation thereof as and where applicable.
Manage properties, assets, and funds vested in the local government.
Authorize to issue notice to a person committing any municipal offense and initiate legal proceedings for the continuance of commission of such offense or for failure to comply with the directions contained in such notice;
Prosecute, sue and follow up criminal, civil and recovery proceedings against violators of municipal laws in the courts of competent jurisdiction in Islamabad Capital Territory;