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Who looks after what?

Last Modified November 08, 2013
 

Bus passes

Concessionary bus passes offer free nationwide off-peak travel on local buses in England for older and disabled people. Apply to Hertfordshire County Council.

Gritting

Hertfordshire County Council provides this service.

Parking

We are responsible for a number of car parks and for controlled parking schemes in our borough.

If there are vehicles parked on pavements causing an obstruction to pedestrians or road users, you can report them:

  • To us on 020 8207 2277 if there are waiting restrictions in place. Our civil enforcement officers will investigate
  • To Hertfordshire Constabulary on 101 if there are no waiting restrictions, but a vehicle is causing an obstruction

Pavements

Pavements and foot ways are maintained by Hertfordshire County Council.

Public rights of way

There are 155 km of public rights of way in Hertsmere, including:

  • footpaths, for use by walkers
  • bridleways, for use by horse riders, cyclists and walkers
  • BOATs (Byways Open to All Traffic) have footpath, bridleway and vehicular rights
  • RBs (Restricted Byways) have footpath and bridleway rights and also rights for non-motorised (i.e. horsedrawn) vehicles.

The rights of way network in Hertsmere is managed and maintained by Hertfordshire County Council.

Road adoption

Hertfordshire County Council provides this service.

Roads and highways closures and diversions

Hertfordshire County Council provides this service. However if you are organising an event you will need to contact us.

Road signs

Hertfordshire County Council provides this service.

Street furniture

We are responsible for maintaining the public seating in the borough. All other street furniture is dealt with by Hertfordshire County Council .

Speed humps

Hertfordshire County Council provides this service.

Street lighting

Hertfordshire County Council provides this service.

Street names and name plates

We are responsible for ensuring street name plates are provided and fitted in suitable positions and for their repair and maintenance. To report damaged, missing or illegible street names plates contact us at our address below or email engineering.services@hertsmere.gov.uk

If you wish to change the name or number of an existing property, or name or number new developments, there is a charge. See our street numbering section for more information.

Tourism signs

Hertfordshire County Council provides this service.

Vandalism

Vandalism is an illegal, anti-social activity that creates a negative impression of an area. If you witness such activity taking place you should contact police on 101, or in an emergency 999. You can report issues like fly-tipping and graffiti to us.

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