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Council Responsibilities

As a town council, we offer a range of services within the town of Carterton. West Oxfordshire District Council and Oxfordshire County Council also provide services in Carterton.

Although each council is an independent organisation providing separate services, we all work together to ensure that all the services provided improve the quality of life for the people of Carterton.

Carterton Town Council Services

The Town Council is responsible for:

  • Allotments
  • Bus Shelters
  • Black Bourton Cemetery
  • Civic Ceremonies promoted by the Town Mayor
  • Events
  • Grants to Voluntary Organisations
  • Recreation Grounds
  • Play Areas
  • Planning matters (as consultee for the planning authority)
  • The Town Hall and War Memorial
  • Willow Meadows

West Oxfordshire District Council Services

West Oxfordshire District Council is responsible for:

  • Benefits
  • Building Control
  • Business Rates
  • Community Safety
  • Council Tax
  • Country Park play area
  • Electoral Services
  • Environmental Health
  • Housing Services
  • Land Charges
  • Planning
  • Refuse Collection
  • Rural Development
  • Street Scene
  • Tourism and Leisure
  • Town Centre Shop
Visit West Oxfordshire District Council website

Oxfordshire County Council Services

Oxfordshire County Council is responsible for:

  • Education
  • Fire Service
  • Libraries
  • Local Development
  • Mineral and Waste Policies
  • Social Services
  • Trading Standards
  • Transport Planning
  • Highways
  • Police
  • Public transport
  • Concessionary Bus Passes
  • Road Safety
  • Street Lighting
Visit Oxfordshire County Council website

You can contact us here at Carterton Town Council in a number of ways.

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