The Palladam Municipality was constituted as Town Panchayat on 1964, it was upgraded as 3nd Grade Municipality on 05.07.2004. Now As per G.O.No. 154, dt.09.08.2010, Palladam Grade III Municipality upgraded to First Grade Municipality on 09.08.2010. The area of this municipality is 19.42 Sq.Km. The population is 30,0016 as per the census 2001. This is also one of the assembly and parliamentary constituencies.
This Municipality has 18 wards. Out of this 10 wards are General, 5 – Wards for Female General, 1 for SC – Female, 2 for SC – Male.
The nearest air-port is at Coimbatore
Regular bus services are available from all important cities of Tamil Nadu.