The city operates: Public Welfare Fund, EL.TA, Police Department. 
Hospitals, Banks, Hospital - Health Center, Children's Club of the National Welfare Agency. 
It is the seat of the Holy Metropolis of Petra and the Court of First Instance of Lasithi. 
In the center of the city is the central square of Eleftherios Venizelos and the Municipal Park.
A playground organized with playgrounds, an artificial pond and a municipal kiosk for food and coffee. 
On the eastern side of the park is the Court Square,a place that has been used for cultural events in recent years. 
The market of the city is spread out on the main road and the streets around it, west of El. Venizelos square