Fylde is an area served by a two-tier local government structure. The district council is Fylde Council. The county council is Lancashire County Council.
The two councils have different roles and responsibilities, which means each operates different services.
The table below shows which council is responsible for each service, and where applicable, how to contact the appropriate department online.
|Fylde Council||Lancashire County Council|
|Road sweeping||Highway maintenance, including:
• Street lighting
• Traffic lights
• Blocked road drains
• Vegetation and trees on the highway (not private land)
• Fallen trees
• Vehicle crossings (dropped kerbs)
|Refuse and recycling bin collections||Household Waste Recycling Centres|
|Commercial waste||Consumer Rights/Trading Standards|
|Fylde Council-owned car park enforcement||On-street parking enforcement|
|Council Tax||Blue badges|
|Housing services and homelessness||Births, marriages, civil partnerships and deaths registration|
|Environmental Health, including: |
• Fly tipping
• Noise pollution
• Food safety
|Cemeteries and Crematoria||Social care|
|Parks, coasts, beaches and tourism||Safeguarding adults|
|Planning||NOW Card Bus Passes|