For the purposes of performing specialist services and in accordance with more flexible regulations, Barcelona City Council has a series of public bodies, assigned to the Area of Economy, Work, Competitiveness and Tax. These are bodies approved at Full Municipal Council Meetings and created for specific goals, which have their own legal personality and independent assets and liabilities. They enable specialised management of certain services required by their own organisation, which is separate from the one managing all the City Council’s powers. Their creation leads to greater flexibility and management independence.

Enterprises and independent bodies