Governor of Saint Petersburg

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Governor of Saint Petersburg
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Georgy Poltavchenko

since August 31, 2011
Residence Kamennyy Ostrov, Saint Petersburg
Term length 5 years
Inaugural holder Mikhail Menshikov
Formation 1703
Website Office of the Governor
The Smolny Institute, The Governor's offices

The Governor of the City of Saint Petersburg is head of the executive branch of Saint Petersburg City Administration. The mayor's office administers all city services, public property, police and fire protection, most public agencies, and enforces all city and state laws within Saint Petersburg.

The mayor's office is located in Smolny Institute; it has jurisdiction over all Saint Petersburg City. The mayor appoints a large number of officials, including Directors who head city departments, and his or her deputy mayors.

List of heads of Saint Petersburg government[edit]

For the period during the Russian Empire, see Saint Petersburg Governorate.

Petrograd/Leningrad during the Russian SFSR[edit]

Chairpersons of the Executive Committee:

First Secretaries of the Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union:


Leningrad / Saint Petersburg after 1991[edit]

Mayor :

Governors :

See also[edit]