The Lunglei Municipal Council is the authority of civic administration of Lunglei. The LMC office is being administered by Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. It consists of 11 elected members representing 11 wards of the city and others appointed by the Governor of Mizoram. One-third of the total membership is reserved for women, these six seats shall be rotated after every five years. The tenure of the Council is five years. There is a Ward Committee in every ward that consists of a Chairman, who is an elected councillor from that ward, and two members each from all the local council within the ward. There are 24 local councils having a term of 5 years.