County Council and East Herts District Council Information

Fly Tipping
For any incidences of fly tipping in the East Herts Council area there is a Waste Service Fly Tipping report on the East Herts Website or telephone 01279 655261

Report potholes to Herts Direct or telephone 01438937320

Planning Applications
All new applications received by East Herts Council are now available for viewing on the Council’s website.
If you are unable to access the website, you can view applications at either of the Council’s customer service receptions, Wallfields, Pegs Lane, Hertford or at Charrington House, The Causeway, and Bishop’s Stortford.

Abandoned Vehicles
If you suspect a vehicle has been abandoned you can report it to East Herts Council to investigate.
Vehicles that are parked dangerously or are causing an obstruction should be reported to the police. Visit the Herts Constabulary website for further information.


crimePolice Contact Details
Emergency crime occurring now 999
Non-emergency number 101
Other contact info and Police Community Support details here.

ASBO Co-Ordinator
Call East Herts District Council on 01992 531423

Crime Stoppers
Call 0800555111 anonymously with information about crime.

Make Criminals Pay
Hertfordshire residents can now report anyone they suspect of profiting from crime.
The secure web reporting form on the new ‘Make Criminals Pay’ webpage, allows people to provide information anonymously, if they wish. It is hoped more people will come forward with intelligence.
The new webpage also showcases how the Force is using its powers to fight criminals and compensate victims, and what it is doing with criminals’ assets to make communities safer. You can find the webpage by clicking here.


Neighbourhood Watch

Your neighbourhood watch team can be contacted on 01992 533329 or 0845 3300222

owl watchOnline Watch Link (OWL) is an advanced solution for police & communities to utilise the potential of Neighbourhood Watch, School Watch, Business Watch and many other watch schemes. OWL provides the latest messages and crime alerts along with management tools for starting and maintaining watches.

Neighbourhood Watch is the coming together of residents and the police with support from various authorities such the local council and Police Authority. Its strength comes from the community looking out for each other involving simple, neighbourly tasks.

The first Neighbourhood Watch scheme in Britain started in the early 1980’s and has since grown to 150,000 watches covering 6 million households and roughly 10 million people.

Finding your Neighbourhood Watch
To find out if you are in a Neighbourhood Watch scheme in Hertfordshire use the Watch Finder tool on the OWL website. It will ask for your postcode to find the nearest active watch to your location.

Why not register your valuables?
This is quick and easy to do on the free online property register It helps police to return your possessions to you if they are lost or stolen.