Council Organisations

This page shows the responsibilities between Council organisations - for Hazlemere, this is Bucks County Council and Wycombe District Council.

County Council (or unitary authority)

  • Children's services (including education)
  • Fire
  • Highways (maintenance, traffic management and street lighting)
  • Libraries
  • Recreation, arts and museums
  • Social services
  • Some planning functions
  • Trading standards
  • Transport
  • Waste disposal

District Council (or unitary authority)

  • Collection of Council tax and rates
  • Environmental health
  • Housing
  • Local development plans
  • Planning applications
  • Public conveniences
  • Recreation, arts, museums and tourism
  • Minor roads, footpaths and car parks
  • Waste collection and recycling

Parish Council

  • Allotments
  • Burial grounds
  • Bus shelters
  • Public benches
  • Footpaths
  • Markets
  • Recreation
  • Village Halls and village greens
  • War memorials