Local self-government in Yerevan is based on the principle established by the RA Law "On local self-government", ensuring proportional development of all the administrative districts of Yerevan.
The bodies of local self-government in Yerevan are the Aldermen Council of Yerevan, the mayor of Yerevan.
The powers of the bodies of local self-government in Yerevan are established by law.
The bodies of local self government, the Aldermen Council and the mayor, perform their functions in their residence at Argishti,1.
According to the Aldermen Council decision, the Council may organize its activity ( including conferences) in other places.
The Aldermen Council is the supreme body of self-government in Yerevan, which implements control over the activity of the mayor.
While implementing its powers by the RA Constitution and Law the Aldermen Council is independent and function only for the benefit of Yerevan and on its behalf.