The Village of Hornby-with-Farleton falls within the district of Lancaster and under the control of Lancaster City Council, their website is here
The following link is very useful, just put in your postcode, select your house number and it will tell you a wealth of information about your neighbourhood
What does Lancaster City Council do?
Local government in the Lancaster district is made up of three tiers:
- Lancashire County Council
- Lancaster City Council
- Parish (and Town) Councils
Lancaster City Council is responsible for making many important decisions on behalf of local people. Strategic decisions, budget setting and performance monitoring are the responsibility of the elected councillors.
Lancaster City Council is responsible for:
- Local planning and development control
- Street cleaning, domestic waste removal (bins)
- Administering council tax and housing benefit locally
- Providing council housing and generally promoting good quality housing provision
- Environmental health and safety
- Parking enforcement
- Promoting economic development and tourism in the area
- Providing parks and leisure facilities
What does Lancashire County Council do?
Lancashire County Council is responsible for:
What do parish councils do?
Parish councils have a wide range of powers essentially relating to local matters, including looking after community buildings, open spaces, allotments, play areas, street lighting and bus shelters