Overview of inter-municipal body

The Communauté de Communes Roissy Porte de France, the Roissy Porte de France combined district authority, was founded in 1994 by the neighbouring municipalities (communes) of Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport in order to unite their efforts to develop around that important cluster of activities.

Background history

The Communauté de Communes Roissy Porte de France, the Roissy Porte de France combined district authority, was founded in 1994 by the neighbouring municipalities (communes) of Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport in order to unite their efforts to develop around that important cluster of activities.
With an initial membership of 7 municipalities, Roissy Porte de France now boasts 18 municipalities and 53,338 inhabitants.

The special legal status of the communauté de communes, the combined district authority, enables this public institution to coordinate inter-municipal functions in terms of public services, pooled investments, economic development, and the environment. The combined district authority works to ensure balanced distribution of investments and activities among its constituent municipalities. It undertakes any actions which promote economic activity and bring new businesses to the area.

Key Figures

Significant dates

Founded with 7 municipalities: 25 May 1994
Expanded to include a total of 11 municipalities: 26 July 1996
Expanded for a second time to include a total of 14 municipalities: 16 July 2002
Expanded for a third time to include a total of 17 municipalities: 15 June 2009
Expanded for a fourth time to include a total of 18 municipalities: 29 December 2009

Roissy Porte de France at a glance

Number of municipalities: 18
Total population: 54,906 (source INSEE, the French institute of statistics and economic studies, census 2009-2010)
Total area: around 10,000 hectares