Chikmagalur District comes under Mysore Division. The District is divided into seven taluks and the headquarters of there taluks are located at Chikmagalur, Kadur, Tarikere, Mudigere, Koppa, N.R.Pura and Sringeri. These taluks are grouped into two Revenue Sub-Divisions viz., Chikmagalur Revenue Sub-Division and Tarikere Revenue Sub-Division. Chikmagalur Revenue Sub-Division comprises of the taluks of Chikmagalur, Mudigere, Koppa and Sringeri, while Tarikere sub-division has jurisdiction over the taluks of Kadur, Tarikere and Narisimharajapura.
The Office of the Deputy Commissioner is located at Chikmagalur city. The Deputy Commissioner who is also the District Magistrate is the functional head of the District and exercises the powers and duties conferred and imposed on him under the Land Revenue Act and other acts in force. Assistant Commissioners for each sub-division and Tahasildars for each taluka work under the control and Supervision of the Deputy Commissioner. They perform all the duties and exercises all the power conferred on them under the Land Revenue Act and other various acts.
ADMINISTRATIVE SET UP
COMMITTEES HEADED BY THE DEPUTY COMMISSIONER, CHICKMAGALUR.