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Council Services

Who does what

There are three local authorities covering Bricket Wood, Chiswell Green and Park Street and each provides different services to the parish.

For details about the services offered to residents, businesses and visitors to Bricket Wood, Chiswell Green and Park Street, contact the relevant local authority.

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Hertfordshire County Council

Covers the whole of Hertfordshire and their responsibilities include:

  • Highways faults
  • Maintenance of the roads and footpaths, including winter salt spreading
  • Bus passes
  • Blue badges
  • Schools, including admissions, transport and school meals
  • Registration of births and deaths
  • Notices of marriage
  • Social care
  • Benefits advice
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St Albans City & District Council

Covers the City of St Albans and the surrounding villages. They are responsible for a range of services including:

  • Planning applications
  • Fly tipping
  • Waste collection and recycling
  • Verge cutting
  • Housing
  • Council Tax
  • Benefits
  • Tourism
  • Leisure centres
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St Stephen Parish Council

Only covers Bricket Wood, Chiswell Green and Park Street and are responsible for:

  • Parks and open spaces
  • Allotments
  • Woodlands
  • Children’s play areas
  • Community centres
  • Sports grounds
  • Bus shelters
  • Seats and benches

The Parish also runs community events throughout the year and meet regularly to review and comment on planning applications.