Council Service Responsibility

A list of the Council authorities responsible for specific service areas.

East Lindsey District CouncilLincolnshire County CouncilExample of Town/Parish Council services offered
  • Economic Development projects
  • Business Support
  • Provide Business Centres in Louth and Mablethorpe
  • Markets in Spilsby, Horncastle and Louth.
  • Beach Chalets
  • Provide Housing Advice
  • Homelessness support/prevention
  • Housing Benefits
  • Council Tax Support
  • Council Tax collection
  • Business Rate collection
  • Wellbeing Service
  • Minor adaptations to homes
  • Disabled Facility Grants
  • Ensuring housing standards in the rented sector
  • Private sector housing grants
  • Private sector housing enforcement
  • Refuse, Recycling and Green Waste collections
  • Missed bin collections
  • Bulky waste collections
  • Street cleaning on public highway
  • Provide litter bins
  • Beach cleaning
  • Removing abandoned vehicles
  • Ground maintenance in parks and gardens
  • Manage Council-owned trees and tree protection
  • Fly-tipping removal
  • Dog warden service
  • Hedgerow removal authorisation
  • Provide Public toilets
  • Grass cutting on District Council-owned land
  • Play areas, including maintenance and inspections
  • Waste Enforcement
  • Environmental Crime Enforcement for witnessed offences relating to Dog Fouling, Littering and Fly tipping
  • Footway lighting
  • Food safety inspections
  • Emergency planning
  • Infectious disease investigations
  • Food and water sampling and analysis
  • Nuisance - odour/smoke/noise/pests (not treatment),
  • Environmental Permits
  • Contaminated Land
  • Land and Foul Drainage
  • Public Health Burials
  • Air Quality Monitoring
  • Local Plan and associated evidence base
  • Neighbourhood Planning
  • Monitoring Section 106 agreements
  • Working with partners on flood risk issues
  • Conservation and listed buildings
  • Consider Planning Applications
  • Provide pre-application advice
  • Planning Appeals
  • Footpath diversions linked to planning applications
  • Advice to the Planning Inspectorate on Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects
  • Planning Enforcement
  • Building Regulations applications (plan checking/ site inspection)
  • Building Regulations enforcement/ pre-application advice
  • Dangerous structures and demolition notices
  • Street naming and numbering
  • Democratic Services
  • Elections and electoral registration
  • Scrutiny of Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire
  • Tourism promotion/development
  • Communications with residents
  • Consultation
  • Land Charges
  • Freedom of Information
  • Licensing:
    • Premises Licence
    • Club Premises Certificates
    • Personal Licence
    • Temporary Event Notices (TENs)
    • Betting Shops
    • Bingo
    • Adult Gaming Centre
    • FEC Premises
    • FEC Permit
    • Club Gaming & Club Machine Permits
    • Animal welfare
    • Two or Less Gaming Machines (Alcohol Premises)
    • Alcohol Premises Gaming Machine Permit
    • Dual Hackney Carriage & Private Hire Drivers
    • Private Hire Operators
    • Private Hire Vehicles
    • Hackney Carriage Vehicles
    • Car Boot and Table Top Sales
    • Houses of Multiple Occupation
    • Scrap metal
    • Caravan site licensing
  • Operate Kingfisher Caravan Park
  • Community safety
  • CCTV
  • Car Parks
  • Removal of illegal encampments on Council-owned land
  • Leisure Centres (via Magna Vitae)
  • Cultural Services (via Magna Vitae)

Tel: 01507 601111

Web: www.e-lindsey.gov.uk

  • Adults and Children Social Care
  • Births, Deaths, Marriages and Civil Partnerships
  • Bus Pass Issue
  • Children's Centre
  • Disability Support Services
  • Disabled Parking (blue badges)
  • Emergency Planning
  • Fostering and Adoption
  • Highways and Transportation - including gritting, maintaining, street and traffic lighting, traffic signs, pot holes and road markings
  • Waste and Recycling Disposal - including household waste sites
  • Libraries - including mobile libraries
  • Heritage sites
  • On-Street Parking Enforcement
  • School Admissions, Free School Meals and School Transport (for all schools)
  • Trading Standards
  • Fire and Rescue
  • Emergency Planning
  • Public Health

Tel: 01522 552222

Web: www.lincolnshire.gov.uk

  • Allotments
  • Cemeteries & Remembrance Gardens
  • Charity Street Collection License
  • Christmas Illuminations & Tree
  • Grants
  • Hanging Baskets and Planters
  • Mayoral Engagements
  • Neighbourhood Development Plan
  • Street Furniture
  • Play Areas
  • War Memorials