The administration of Rogaland County is located in Stavanger, Norway's oil capital and fourth largest city. Rogaland County Council is responsible for county policies within the following fields:
secondary education, cultural affairs, communications, dental care, economic development and regional planning, including the development of the road system.
Rogaland County Council develops and promotes the region through local and international partnerships. The County Council is responsible for regional planning and coordination and has environmental responsibilities. The County Council promotes the cultural life of the region. This includes grants to sports, museums, festivals, theatres, orchestras, filmmaking and protection of the cultural heritage.