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 CouncilLancashire County Council
Road sweepingHighway maintenance, including:

• Potholes
• Pavements
• Street lighting
• Traffic lights
• Blocked road drains
• Gritting
• Vegetation and trees on the highway (not private land)
• Fallen trees
Vehicle crossings (dropped kerbs)
Refuse and recycling bin collectionsHousehold Waste Recycling Centres
Commercial wasteConsumer Rights/Trading Standards
Fylde Council-owned car park enforcementOn-street parking enforcement
Council TaxBlue badges
Business RatesLibraries
Housing services and homelessnessBirths, marriages, civil partnerships and deaths registration
Environmental Health, including:

Fly tipping
Noise pollution
Food safety
School admissions
Cemeteries and CrematoriaSocial care
Parks, coasts, beaches and tourismSafeguarding adults
PlanningNOW Card Bus Passes
Building ControlFlooding