Please see below for details of the responsibilities of Mid Suffolk District Council and Suffolk County Council.


Mid Suffolk District Council 

131 High Street, Needham Market, IP6 8DL

01449 724500 / /

Business: Licensing – Business Continuity – Environmental Health – Business Rates – Health & Safety at Work – Economic Development
Council Tax & Benefits Administration
Environmental: Grass Cutting – Street Care and Cleansing – Trees and Hedges – Countryside Sites – Environmental Protection – Energy and Climate Change
Housing and Homelessness: Affordable Housing and Development – Council Housing – Homelessness and Housing Advice – Landlords and Private Sector Housing – Repairs and Maintenance – Sheltered Housing – Tenant Involvement
Leisure and Culture: Countryside – Playgrounds and Playing Fields – Tourism – Community Development – Sports and Leisure – Suffolk’s Active Community Scheme
Planning and Building: Planning – Planning Policy – Building Control – Conservation and Listed Buildings – Street Naming and Numbering – Planning Enforcement
Waste Services: Household Waste and Recycling – Garden Waste – Trade Waste – Nuisance and Abandoned Vehicles – Household Waste Recycling Centres
Your Community: Allotments – Emergency Planning – Parking – Community Safety – Community Development


Suffolk County Council

Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich, IP1 2BX

03456 066 067 / /

Adult and Community Services: Access to Care Services – Accommodation for Vulnerable People – Adult Learning and Skills – Employment and Economic Well-Being – Libraries – Archives – Museums and the Arts – Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults and Specialist Support for People at Home
Children and Young People’s Services : Education  Admissions – Transport – Early Years Support – Children’s Social Care – Youth Support – Community Health and Wider Services to Support Children and Families
Economy, Skills and Environment: Promotion of prosperity and development and protection and improvement of natural and historic environment
Public Protection: Suffolk Fire Rescue Service – Trading Standards Service – Joint Emergency Planning Unit and Community Safety
Other Services: Grass Cutting and Highways