The Parish Council serves and represents the community of Great Munden and is the first level of local government.
Although, the Parish Council has very limited powers, it does have a range of duties, including:
- Managing the common at Levens Green,
- Litter picking in Great Munden, Nasty and Levens Green.
- Submitting views and opinions on all consultation documents received from higher levels of local government, i.e. County Council and the District Council, on all matters concerning environment, welfare, transport, education and local services
- Commenting on all planning applications.
- Holding public meetings.