Which council does what?

East Northamptonshire Council

Building Control

Community Partnerships

  • Community Development
  • Economic Development
  • Community Safety
  • Grants for voluntary and community groups

Council Tax and Business Rates

Economic Development

Electoral Registration/Elections

Emergency Planning


  • Refuse collection/street cleansing
  • Dog waste bins on public land - emptying
  • Recycling
  • Travellers
  • Food safety
  • Dog and pest control
  • Noise nuisance
  • Pollution
  • Health and Safety
  • Licensing for taxis, music and dancing and gambling

Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support


  • Working with Housing Associations
  • Private sector housing grants
  • Homelessness and housing advice
  • Empty homes
  • Enabling affordable housing
  • Unfit housing
  • Energy efficiency


  • Swimming pools and leisure centres
  • Sports development

(all now managed by Freedom Leisure)


  • Design guides and development briefs
  • Development Control (Planning applications and enforcement)
  • Local plans and planning policy
  • Environmental improvements
  • Land charges
  • Historic buildings and conservation areas
  • Tree preservation

Tourism Development

More information

  1. East Northamptonshire Council (you are here)
  2. Northamptonshire County Council
  3. Town and Parish Councils