01692 404114 info@nwtc.org.uk

Who’s Responsibility

There are 3 tiers of Local Government, each having different responsibilities.
First tier – COUNTY COUNCIL, mainly responsible for: highways (roads, paths & public rights of way), education, social services, health, and libraries.
Second tier – DISTRICT COUNCIL, mainly responsible for: environmental services, housing and planning.
Third tier – TOWN COUNCIL, mainly responsible for: parks & open spaces, markets, cemeteries and allotments

COUNTY COUNCIL
03448008020

Highways / Transport
Pathways/Pot holes
Drainage/Manhole covers
Traffic Lights/Street Lights
Overgrown Trees/Verges

Planning
Strategic Planning / Structure Plans
Minerals and Waste Planning
Historic Buildings
Community Planning
Emergency Planning

Environmental Services
Refuse disposal
Travellers / Gypsy Sites
Fly tipping


Care Support & Health
Health & Wellbeing
Learning Disabilities
Living independently
Adult Social Care
Adult Learning

Education

Grants and Funding

Registration births & deaths

Trading Standards

Libraries

Blue badge application

Roads & Transport

TOWN COUNCIL
01692 404114

Highways / Transport
Bus Shelters
Grit Bins
Street Lighting


Planning
Consultees Only





Environmental Services
Parks & Open Spaces
Play Equipment
Grass Verges
Litter Bins
Dog Bins
Markets
Public Seating
Defibrillators
Allotments
CCTV
Cemeteries/Burials

Tree Management

Street Collection Permits

Grants to Voluntary Bodies

Tourism Development

War Memorials

Closed Churchyards

Market Clock

SAM2 Signs

DISTRICT COUNCIL
01263 513811

Highways / Transport
Off-Street Car Parking
Footpaths and Bridleways
Dropped Kerbs


Planning
Local Planning & Enforcement
Local Plan
Historic Buildings (listed)
Conservation Areas
Tree Preservation

Housing
Working with Housing Associations
Housing Advice/Unfit Housing
Renovation Grants
Homelessness
Residential care

Licensing

Community Grants & Funding

Tourism Development

Community Safety (Anti-social behaviour)

Electoral Registration / Elections

Council Tax/Business Rates

Travellers and Gypsies

Food Safety