About the council
Information about Lancaster City Council and the services it provides
Lancaster City Council is a district council responsible for providing services and making many important decisions on behalf of local people.
Our responsibilities include:
- Local planning and development control
- Street cleaning
- Household bins and recycling
- Administering council tax and housing benefit locally
- Providing council housing and generally promoting good quality housing provision
- Environmental health and safety
- Promoting economic development and tourism in the area
- Providing parks and leisure facilities
Find out more about the council, our council structure and what we do.