This department is looking after the roads & buildings activities in Municipal Areas and provides basic amenities to the General public relating to Roads & Buildings Department.  In the city there are 37 Motorable roads, 95 Ambulance roads and 268 paths which is being maintained by the Rorads & Bldg. Department of Municipal Corporation Shimla. The total length of these roads/paths in M.C. Limit is 143 Km


The Roads & Building Department provides services to the residents of Shimla City as per the provision of HPMC Act, 1994. Under this act, the Department is providing various basic amenities such as Roads & Road side drains, M/T & Re-surfacing of Roads, Repair & maintenance of Roads/Paths/Streets, Construction & maintenance of Nallahs, Repair & maintenance of Rain Shelter, Providing railings on road side, Construction of R/walls to the road and Construction of Shops, Buildings, Car parking, Community Halls etc. This Department provides street lights within M.C. Limit through HPSEB.

In addition, this Department allow the permission for digging of M.C. Roads/Paths/Streets to the local public as well as the Govt. Departments for laying of water, sewerage pipe lines & Cables. For obtaining permission for digging of M.C. Roads/Paths/Streets, concerned can apply on a simple paper along with site plan for which this department charge the restoration charges @ Rs.425/-  for outside Mall Road area and @ Rs.625/- for Mall Road.               more.....