The Municipal Council is made up of 45 councilors elected by the citizens for a legislature of 5 years, according to the system of proportional representation and are re-eligible.
Its main tasks, in summary, are:
- Control of the management and accounts of the Municipality, on the basis of the report of the management and finance committees
- The adoption of regulations, budget, plans for extra-budgetary expenditure, taxes and duties within the scope of its powers
- Acceptance, modification, refusal or return for study of municipal notices