BACKGROUND

The Proclamation of the Sepang Municipality

THE SEPANG MUNICIPAL COUNCIL is tasked with the responsibility of providing services and basic amenities to all Sepang residents under the 1976 Local Government Act (Act 171). As a local municipal counci, SEPANG MUNICIPAL COUNCIL is also responsible over the Development Plan and Community Service Plan.

During its infancy, MPSepang was known as the Sepang Town Board and was later known as Sepang District Board. Sepang District Board. On 13 November 2002 the Executive Committee of Selangor has upgraded the board’s status to Sepang Municipal Council; as certified by the Election Committee in an official letter dated 7 May 2004 and also by the Ministry of Housing and Local Government on 19 March 2004.

The increase of jurisdiction for Sepang Municipal Council was formalised on the 3 of March 2005. To date, the jurisdiction of MPSepang encompasses an area of 56,150 square hectares (excluding the area three nautical miles from point of low tide).

A splendorous proclamation ceremony ensued, which was was held at the Sepang Municipal Stadium in Bandar Baru Salak Tinggi in full Malay ceremonial regalia. This ceremony was officiated by HRH Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, the Sultan of Selangor on 13 December 2005.