Kampala Capital City Authority(KCCA)

Kampala Capital City Authority(KCCA)

Apollo Kaggwa Road PO BOX 7010 Kampala - Uganda,City Hall, Plot 1-3,Central,Kampala
Contact Phones: Toll Free: 0800 99 00 00 ,0204 66 00 00 / 0204 66 00 49
Web Address: www.kcca.go.ug
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About Kampala Capital City Authority(KCCA)

Kampala Capital City Authority is a corporate body with perpetual succession and may sue and be sued in its corporate name and do, enjoy or suffer anything that may be done, enjoyed or suffered by a body corporate.

The Authority is the governing body of the Capital City and administers Capital City on behalf of the central government subject to this Act.

Any enactment that applies to a district shall, subject to this Act and with the necessary modifications, apply to the Authority

We are also the institution charged with the responsibility of issuing Trade Licenses to any registered business that would like to operate in Kampala City. 

Administrative divisions:

Kampala is divided into five 5 divisions (Central, Kawempe, Makindye, Nakawa & Rubaga), each headed by a popularly elected Mayor. Those divisions are preserved under the new KCCA Law. The table below gives the names of the relevant officials and their areas of responsibility.


Mandate of the Office of the Executive Director

To provide strategic guidance and monitor effective administration of the Authority as per Kampala Capital City Authority Act 2010

Strategic Direction

To build an authority   that delivers quality services to the people of Kampala with   an accountable and admirable corporate image

Core Function of the effice of the Executive Director

The core function of the office of the Executive Director as per KCCA Act 2011 include the following:

  • To provide leadership to the Authority 
  • To account for the authority’s business and resources 
  • To Manage  public  funds  of  the  Authority
  • Coordinate the implementation  of  National and council  policies,  laws, regulations, byelaws programmes  and projects
  • Prepare and present  the Authority  annual  budget 
  • Provide  technical advisory service   to the Mayor and  the Authority  on the  Government  policy and management of   the  Authority
  • Review and monitor and oversee the delivery of quality  services to the population within Kampala
  • Plan and monitor the physical planning and development control in the urban councils
  • Monitor and coordinate the activities of the directories and the lower authority
  • Act as the chief custodian of the Authority’s assets and information
  • Promote trade and order in the city
  • Mobilize the community for development and sustainability
  • Take responsibility for the enforcement of ordinances and bylaws made by the authority and its lower councils.

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Government Of Uganda
Government Of Uganda