Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council

A Business South Champion

Civic Offices, London Road, Basingstoke, RG21 4AH

What does the council do?

Local government in Basingstoke and Deane

There are three levels of local government in Basingstoke and Deane:

  • Hampshire County Council
  • Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council
  • Town and parish councils

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council is responsible for:

  • Local planning and development control
  • Street cleaning, household waste and recycling
  • Administering council tax and housing benefit locally
  • Providing social housing and generally promoting good quality housing provision
  • Environmental health and safety
  • Parking enforcement
  • Licensing
  • Promoting economic development and tourism in the area
  • Providing parks and leisure facilities

The Council Plan 2020 to 2024 is a high level document which outlines our ambition for the borough, identifying key themes and priorities.