Council Responsibilities

The Parish Council is part of a 3-tiered system of local government comprising the county council, borough council and parish council. Each authority has key areas of responsibility, some of which overlap, and are broadly as follows:

Bishop's Cleeve Parish Council

Responsible for: community issues and development; allotments; community buildings; sports facilities and play areas. The Parish Council is also consulted and invited to comment on planning applications affecting the parish.

Tewkesbury Borough Council

Responsible for: planning; waste collection and recycling (including garden waste); litter and dog bin emptying and street cleaning as well as council tax collection;  electoral registration and housing.
The public can report concerns about issues to Tewkesbury Borough Council online.

Gloucestershire County Council

Responsible for: highways (including road maintenance, street lighting, parking and road safety); public rights of way; public transport (bus services, timetables and passes); social care; education; waste management and libraries.
The public can report issues and concerns about highways matters to Gloucestershire County Council online.