City council (Israel)

A city council (Hebrew: עִירִיָּה, Iriya) is the official designation of a city within Israel's system of local government.

Headquarters of the Jerusalem Municipality

City status may be granted by the Interior Minister to a municipality, usually a local council and whose character is urban, defined as having areas zoned for distinct land use like residential, commercial, and industrial areas.

City mayors and members of the city councils are elected every five years.[1]


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