What is the difference between the district and county councils?

Hampshire County Council is responsible for services across the whole of the county, including:

The District and Borough Councils cover a smaller area and are responsible for services, including:

  • Rubbish collection
  • Recycling
  • Council Tax collections
  • Housing
  • Household planning applications
  • Environmental health
  • Leisure centres

How to find information on County Council services

You can find information about the County Council and the services it provides on the main website 

Connect to Support Hampshire is our main source for advice and information about care and support for adults in Hampshire. However, if you’re looking for information about the Council’s adult social care services and whether you might be eligible for services, please visit the adult social care section of the Hampshire County Council website.

How to find information on Borough and District Council services