On 12 May 2016, the Minister for Local Government, Paul Toole, announced the newly formed City of Parramatta Council. The new council population is 215,725, with 5 wards. The land area is 82 kilometre square.
By proclamation, the City of Parramatta has been divided into five electoral areas known as Wards:
- Parramatta Ward
- Epping Ward
- Dundas Ward
- North Rocks
- Rosehill Ward
City of Parramatta Council plays a major role in revitalising the local government area, providing more than 40 services to improve the quality of life for its residents and to make Parramatta a great place to live, work, play and invest.