Each household in Hertfordshire will receive a Council Tax bill from their district or borough council.
The money raised through Council Tax is shared between the following authorities, which provide a range of services.
- Caring and supporting children, young people and families
- caring for the elderly and vulnerable and people with disabilities and mental health problems
- public health and supporting people with drug or alcohol problems
- Fire and Rescue Service
- road maintenance and safety
- co-ordinating bus services and providing home to school transport for children
- recycling and waste disposal
- responding to major planning applications – for example, housing and mineral extraction
- economic development
- providing libraries, archives and local studies material
- protecting consumers against poor quality goods and services and upholding fair trading laws
- community safety (crime / anti-social behaviour reduction initiatives) and emergency planning.
More about Hertfordshire County Council services
- Housing and homelessness
- refuse collection and street cleansing services
- Environmental health
- leisure services
- planning and building control
- car parks and controlled parking zones.
More about district and borough services
- village halls
- cemeteries and closed churchyards.
More about town and parish council services