Political Subdivision Law and Legal Definition

“Political subdivision means a city, county, or school corporation.” Schmitz v. Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Inc., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 86401, 37-38 (N.D. Iowa Sept. 21, 2009)

According to 10 CFR 420.2 [Title 10 – Energy; Chapter II -- Department of Energy; Subchapter D -- Energy Conservation; Part 420 -- State Energy Program; Subpart A -- General Provisions for State Energy Program Financial Assistance], the term Political subdivision means “a unit of government within a State, including a county, municipality, city, town, township, parish, village, local public authority, school district, special district, council of governments, or any other regional or intrastate governmental entity or instrumentality of a local government exclusive of institutions of higher learning and hospitals.”