As per G.O Ms. No:826,R.DDept dated 10.04.1963,Valparai has been constituted as valparai township and then G.O No:142,dated 28.02.94 constituted as special grade town panchayat. Now as per G.O No:301 Dated:24.08.2004 constituted as third grade municipality. As per G.O.Ms. No. 154, dated 09.08.2010, Valparai has been upgraded as Selection Grade Municipality.
2. Area of the Municipality : Total area : 217.87 Sq.Km.