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Community Services and Facilities

Municipal corporations manage and deliver a wide range of services that enhance communities and the lives of community residents. The corporations also provide recreational and other facilities and control the use of these amenities. The services and facilities provided by municipal corporations include:

  • Provision, maintenance and control of public parks, recreation grounds and other public spaces.
  • Provision, maintenance and control of public burial grounds, crematoria and cremation sites.
  • Maintenance of state property.
  • Provision, maintenance and control of all municipal buildings (such as town halls and community centres).
  • Erection and provision of stages and platforms for community events.
  • Provision, maintenance and control of public retail markets.
  • Distribution of truck-borne water to areas without pipelines.
  • Coordination of trade fairs, athletic events, cultural displays and entertainment.
  • Management of disaster relief efforts, establishing disaster relief centres, clearing roadways and waterways.

Use of Community Facilities

The use of community parks, squares or assembly halls is permitted for meetings, sporting events, cultural shows and social gatherings (graduations, weddings, dinners, etc.).  Individuals and organisations interested in using these facilities should submit a request to the relevant Municipal Corporation in writing, by telephone or in person.

Applications for market stalls or the use of burial or crematorium facilities should also be directed to the Municipal Corporation.  Follow the link below to find full contact information for your Municipal Corporation.


Municipal Corporations Contact Information

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Additional Information

Additional information about the services and facilities available in your community can be obtained by contacting your Municipal Corporation, using the information provided in the link below.  Residents of Tobago should contact:

Tobago House of Assembly
Administrative Complex
Calder Hall
Tobago, West Indies
Tel. (868) 639-1281

Opening hours:  8:00 am to 4:15 pm, Monday to Thursday, and 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on Friday, except public holidays.


Municipal Corporations Contact Information

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