Nominations for the Eastern Provincial Council will be called on 2 October 2017, the National Elections Commission announced on Saturday.
The Council's term will end 26 September 2017. Thirty-seven councillors will be elected for the Eastern Provincial Council.
The last election for the EPC was held on 8 September 2012.
Nominations for the North-Central and Sabragamuwa Provincial Councils will also take place in October.