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How your council works Do you know who is responsible for delivering which service?


You may find it useful to understand exactly what Maidstone Borough Council is responsible for in the borough. In practice many services are delivered by working together with our partners at the county council and other organisations such as police, fire and health services. Below is a quick guide to help you.


Kent County Council Maidstone Borough Council


• Education • Social services • Public health


• Highways and traffic management


• Strategic planning • Consumer protection • Waste disposal • Libraries


• Registration of births, deaths and marriages


• Local Planning • Housing • Parks and Open Spaces • Cleansing • Community Safety • Building Control • Environmental Health


• Refuse and Recycling Collection


• Cultural – Museum, Theatre


• Council Tax Collection


Parish Councils


• Parishes have powers to spend money on the following:


• Allotments


• Open spaces and playing fields • Community halls • Roadside verges • Seats and shelters • Footway lighting • Crime prevention • Cleansing • The borough of


Maidstone is made up of the unparished town and 41 parishes, 35 of which have parish councils.


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