1. The establishment of the county government was set up according to the “Taiwan
Province’s County (City) Government Organization Principles” launched in 1951.
2. The government amended the principles on June 8 th , 1973 and simplified the first level
units in county and city government.
VI. The 1980s
The “Taiwan Province’s County and City Government Organization Principles” were
launched on June 30 th , 1981. The post-adjustment country organization included Secretary
Office, Civil Affairs Bureau, Economic Affairs Bureau, Finance Bureau, Education Bureau,
Public Housing Bureau, Agriculture Bureau, Land Administration Section, Social Affairs
Section, Military Service Section, Department of Budget, Accounting and Statistics,
Department of Personnel, and Department of Program. Attached units included 3 main
institutes: Police Bureau, Revenue Service Office, and Public Health Bureau; 40 county
junior high schools, 141 county elementary schools, 4 Land Offices, a county stadium, a
Martyr’s Shrine, a library, and a tuberculosis prevention center.
VII. The late 1980s to the late 1990s
Labor Section was established on 1988, and Environmental Protection Bureau was
established in 1990. The population in Taoyuan County exceeded 1.5 million in 1995, so
parts of county government units were reformed.
VIII. The late 1990s to the 2000s
1. In 2000, the county government included 19 subordinate units and several attached units
such as Transportation Bureau, Environmental Protection Bureau, Police Bureau, Fire
Bureau, Revenue Service Office, Cultural Affairs Bureau, and Public Health Bureau.
2. In 2003, the county government added Economic Development Bureau, Water Resources
Bureau, Tourism Promotion Bureau, and Research and Development Office; Department
of Program, Public Information Office, Economic Affairs Bureau, and Military Service
Bureau were revoked; the original Agriculture Bureau was reformed to Agricultural
Development Bureau, and the original Labor Bureau was reformed to Labor and Human
IX. The county government was upgraded to Taoyuan City Government (municipality) on
December 25 th , 2014.