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To the many people the structure of local government can be quite bewildering. In an ideal world public services would be provided by one organisation. However, the reality is much more complicated.

We are a city council and we provide a range of services for people who live and work in Exeter and those visiting the area.

Devon County Council is responsible for providing the services below.

Adult learning
Adult social services
Abnormal loads
Adopted roads and highways
Blue badge for disabled parking
Carers support
Child protection
Children social services
Civil partnership
Community transport
Concessionary bus fares scheme (The National Bus Pass)
Cycle routes
Dangerous structures and walls
Devon Access Wallet
Devon Archives and Local Studies
Devon registration service (register births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships, citizenship, gender recognition)
Domestic and sexual violence and abuse
Family support
Grass verges
Highways maintenance
Independent living
Manholes and drain covers
Mineral extraction, mining and quarrying
Mobile libraries
Park and Ride
Parking permits (on-street)
Parking tickets (either from and Exeter car park or on-street parking)
Pavements (footway) maintenance
Public rights of way
Public transport
Recycling centres
Residential homes
Road cleaning
Road gritting
Road works
Safeguarding adults
Safeguarding children
Snow clearance & winter travel
Street lights
Trading standards
Traffic management
Youth offending team
Youth service

When this content has been updated

Last updated 15 June 2022