About the LGU
El Nido’s Local Government Unit (LGU) is in charge of governing El Nido’s eighteen barangays from its seat in El Nido Town, Barangay Buena Suerte. It is led by the mayor, the vice-mayor, and the legislative body called the Sangguniang Bayan. Officials are elected to three year terms.
The LGU governs through administrative ordinances and is in charge of regulating business and tourism, coordinating with the protected area to manage the park, and providing services to the citizens of El Nido.