Who Does What in Batchworth

A Rough Guide to who does what in Batchworth

Three Rivers District Council is  responsible for the following services:

  • Arts
  • Community advice and support
  • Council tax collection
  • Dog litter bin collections
  • Economic development
  • Electoral services
  • Environmental services, e.g. noise, pest control
  • Grants
  • Help and support for businesses
  • Housing services
  • Licensing
  • Listed building control
  • Car Parks
  • Planning services (for a direct link to new and past applications go to https://www.threerivers.gov.uk/page/planning-online
  • Recycling, food waste and residual waste collections
  • Restaurant and takeaway inspections
  • Sport and leisure centres
  • Rickmansworth Aquadrome
  • Watersmeet Theatre
  • Street cleaning and dealing with fly tipping
  • Tree preservation
  • Unauthorised occupation of Council land by travellers and others

Hertfordshire County Council is responsible for the following services

  • Older person's bus passes
  • Education and schools
  • Fire Service and community safety
  • Heritage
  • Highways including potholes, tourism signs, gritting,
  • Libraries, recreation, arts, museums
  • Lighting - highways and footways
  • Public rights of way, including footpaths and bridleways
  • Recreation, arts & museums
  • Registration of births, deaths & marriages
  • Social services (adults)
  • Strategic planning and some planning applications (mainly mineral extraction and waste disposal sites)
  • Trading standards
  • Traffic and transport including road safety
  • Waste recycling centres

If you are still not sure, just contact the BCC Clerk who will be pleased to help.