Islamic City Councils are defined as the main driver of urban activities to realize single urban management. According to the seventh principle of the constitution of the councils, their duties are to attract people’s participation in the city administration, to prevent discrimination, to protect citizenship rights, to regulate local regulations, to elect local directors and to monitor the effective implementation of city and citizen affairs. In fact, the main objective of the formation of the city council is the rapid progress of urban development through cooperation and participation of the people.
The Islamic City Council of Kashan is the directly elected council that presides over the city of Kashan, elects the Mayor of Kashan in a mayor–council government system, and budgets of the Municipality of Kashan.
The council is composed of 9 members elected on a Plurality-at-large voting basis for four-year terms. The Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of the Council are chosen by the council at the first regular meeting.