Is it us? Who does what in Local Government
There are 3 tiers of local government in Littlehampton. Although the Town Council itself has only limited powers, it can work with and make representations to the other Councils and public agencies to solve problems and provide facilities and services which might not otherwise have been addressed. Each tier has its own areas of responsibility. Listed below are some, but not all areas. Some appear twice as they overlap.
West Sussex County Council:
West Sussex County Council operates over a large area and provides services such as education, social services, highways and public transportation.
General enquiries: online Phone: 01243 777100
Arun District Council:
Each county is divided into several districts. District councils cover smaller areas and provide more local services. Arun District Council is responsible for some services in Littlehampton, including council housing, public toilets, parks and ponds, leisure facilities, local planning, recycling and waste collection. ·
Littlehampton Town Council:
The most local tiers of government are the parish and town councils. Littlehampton Town Council is an elected body, representing the residents of the Town. It has certain powers and its own budget. Littlehampton Town Council is responsible for services like allotments, Littlehampton Museum, public clocks, Rosemead Park, street scene and grafitti removal, Southfields Jubilee Centre, Grant Aid, and Project 82.
These are not comprehensive lists. If you need further assistance then please contact LTC and we will help direct you to the appropriate authority. Tel. 01903 732063.