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By using our online forms we can direct your enquiry to the right team straight away. 

  • report a missed bin
  • report a problem (fly-tipping, noise, etc.)
  • tell us about a change of address
  • apply for a single occupier discount
  • general enquiries

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For general enquiries, call: 01462 474000 (9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday excluding bank holidays)

For Waste & Recycling enquiries, call: 01462 474000 and select option 3

For Revenues/Council Tax enquiries, call: 01462 474595 (24 hours a day)

For Benefits enquiries, call: 01462 474597 (24 hours a day)

Payments service: 0300 456 0535 (24 hours a day)

Deaf or hard of hearing

Relay UK is a relay service that enables people with little or no hearing or speech to communicate with hearing people over the phone.

To contact us using the Relay UK app, dial 18001 followed by 01462 474000.

In person

If you feel that you need to speak to us face to face for any reason, please call us to discuss how we can help.  

Face to face customer service is available Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm, or by appointment.

Our Customer Service Centre and offices are located at:

Council Offices
Gernon Road
Letchworth Garden City

You can book an appointment with us online.

The Garden Square Multi-Storey Car Park is situated just behind the Council Offices building.


Our correspondence address for all service areas with the exception of Electoral and Legal Services is:

North Herts Council
PO Box 10613

For Electoral or Legal Services:

North Herts Council
Council Offices
Gernon Road
Letchworth Garden City

Emergency out of hours 

This covers issues such as homelessness, environmental health, street cleaning, parks, public buildings and car parks.

Call: 0300 777 4125

Services run by Hertfordshire County Council

Some local services are managed by Hertfordshire County Council, such as:

  • roadworks, potholes and street lighting
  • blue badges
  • bus passes
  • recycling centres
  • fire and rescue
  • adult social services
  • schools and education
  • children's social care
  • libraries

If you have a query about any of the above, or any other services they provide, find out more on their website.

Report a fault to Hertfordshire County Council

Use the online fault reporting tool to report problems on roads, pavements or footpaths, such as:

  • flooded roads, footways or subways
  • overgrown hedges
  • fallen trees
  • blocked drains

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