Belgaum city Municipal Corporation was established in 1851

The Belgaum city Municipal Corporation Committee was established on 1 st December, 1851. Now the same is called as Belagavi City corporation under the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976.
Belgaum city Municipal Corporation was first committee to be constituted among the then Municipal Committee of Bombay Karnataka.
As early as in 1851 covering population of 23,115 and having income of 35.460. (The Bombay Municipal Corporation was established in 1872).
This was followed by Nippani in 1854, Hubli(now Hubballi) in 1855 and Dharwad in 1856 subsequently Municipalities were constituted under the Bombay District Municipalities Act of 1901. There were Borough

Bella Vista Belagavi

Municipalities with wider powers under the Bombay Borough Municipalities Act 1925.
During the ten years ending 1901 the income of Belgaum Corporation averaged about Rs. 5o,ooo. In 1903-4 the income was Rs. 54,500, chiefly derived from Octroi (Rs. 22,000), conservancy rates (Rs. 9,o00), and taxes on houses and land (Rs. 4,600). Expenditure amounted to Rs. 50,000, including general administration (Rs. 6,400), public safety (Rs. 2,300), conservancy (Rs. 15,900), public works (Rs. 4,000), and public instruction (Rs. 9,9oo). The average receipts of the cantonment funds are Rs. 25,000. 

Source: Gazetteer Karnataka, Bombay and Sangli, IJSR – C. M. Munnoli



  1. Belgaum Municipal Corporation is not collecting the garbarge from our area vantamuri colony belgaum karnataka. also due to street dogs we are unable to walk around. we request you to please provide a good shelter for dogs and cow so that they stop wandering on the street and distribute the comman life. also india moves to swacchh bharat abyani