What are the classes of municipalities?
The following classes of municipalities can be created:
Municipalities that were called Communities (including former Community Improvement Committees and Villages) under previous...
How is a new municipality created?
A new municipality can be created when:
An area, or areas, not covered by a municipality (unincorporated) is established as a municipality.
An existing municipality moves from one class to another class.
What is Dissolution?
Dissolution is the process for a municipality to stop being a municipality. It results in an area being unincorporated and without a local council.
See an overview of the Municipal Dissolution Process
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This map shows the municipalities of PEI. It shows which municipalities have official plans and land use bylaws and which municipalities do not.
Municipalities play an important role in providing local services across PEI. Municipalities are facing increasingly complex responsibilities and expectations from their residents and from provincial and federal governments. In many areas, there is...
This process map shows how a municipal dissolution could take place under the Municipal Government Act (MGA). See Part 2 of the MGA for full description of the process.
What is a Municipal Growth Management Study?
A Municipal Growth Management Study can help people study the social, cultural and economic resources in an area to increase capacity, improve service delivery and promote economic opportunities. A Growth...
What is municipal restructuring?
Municipal restructuring is when a municipality changes its boundaries. It can include the process of amalgamation (when two or more municipalities join together to make one municipality) and annexation (when a...
This process map shows how a municipal restructuring could take place under the Municipal Government Act (MGA). See Part 2 of the MGA for full description of the process.