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North Norfolk District Council is funded by a government grants and a redistributed proportion of business rates which are set nationally, together with revenue from council tax, which is set locally.

 

North Norfolk District Council Funding 2018/19
Description Amount

Business Rate Retention & Revenue Support Grant and Other Grants

£6.36m

Council Tax – District Council

£5.91m

Council Tax - Town and Parish Councils

£2.21m

Total

£14.48m

With over 103,700 people living in North Norfolk, this equates to £139.57 for each person.

Where your council tax goes

Although NNDC is responsible for the collection of your council tax, only a small portion of this goes to the authority.Pie chart to show division of council tax in 2018

Each £1 of council tax that we collect is split as follows:

  • 76p - Norfolk County Council
  • 13p - Norfolk Police Authority 
  • 8p - North Norfolk District Council
  • 3p - Town and Parish Councils

The money that is received by Norfolk County Council is to pay for services such as Education, Social Services, Waste Disposal, Libraries, Fire and Rescue.

The money that is received by the Norfolk Police and Crime Commissioner goes towards providing policing across Norfolk.

How is your council tax spent by the District Council?

The range of services provided by North Norfolk District Council, Parish Councils and Town Councils includes refuse collection, housing advice, benefits, recycling, planning services, street cleaning, business growth, parks and leisure facilities, coast and flood defences and much, much more.

Council expenditure is split into two main types: capital and revenue.

Capital expenditure is for one-off projects such as major improvement works, initiatives or infrastructure procurement. The following table shows the Capital Projects that the Council is committed to funding

Capital (Project) Expenditure (£k)
Category 2018/19 2017/18

Jobs and the Local Economy

4,083.3

2,328.8

Housing and Infrastructure

3,818.6

6,541.4

Coast, Countryside and Built Heritage

7,471.3

7,421.5

Health and Wellbeing

4,014.3

107.5

Delivering the Vision

475.5

185.7

Total

19,862.9

16,584.9

Revenue expenditure is any recurring costs such as salaries, maintenance and consumables. The following table shows revenue expenditure budgets for the Council.

 

Revenue expenditure (£m)
  2018/19 2017/18
Service Total amount needed Less Income Nett Amount Needed Total amount needed Less Income Nett amount needed
Democratic & Central Services 4.1 1.5 2.6 4.2 1.6 2.6
Coast Protection 0.6 0.0 0.6 1.2 0.0 1.2
Cultural, recreation & sport 3.6 0.6 3.0 3.5 0.6 2.9
Environmental Services, incl refuse & cleansing 8.2 3.3 4.9 8.0 3.2 4.8
Housing 27.7 26.4 1.3 30.0 27.7 2.3
Local Council Tax & Benefits 1.8 0.7 1.1 1.8 0.7 1.1
Economic development, Planning & Transport (inc Car Parks) 4.4 3.9 0.5

4.4

3.9 0.5
Adjustment for notional charges included above 1.7 1.4 0.3 2.0 3.6 (1.6)
Investment Income 0.0 1.2 (1.2) 0.0 0.8 (0.8)
Contributions to and from reserves 2.2 3.2 (1.0) 1.4 2.1 (0.7)
Council Tax Freezing Fund 0.0 0.0 (0.0) 0.0 0.0 (0.0)
RSG/NNDR 0.0 4.8 (4.8) 0.0 4.8 (4.8)
New Homes Bonus & Rural Services Delivery Grant 0.0 1.6 (1.6) 0.0 2.1 (2.1)
Parish Precepts 2.2 0.0 2.2 2.1 0.0 2.1
Total 56.5 48.6 7.9 58.6 51.1 7.5

 

Large Town Councils

Town and Parish Councils with annual precepts set in excess of £140,000 are required to publish data that details their Council Tax Requirement. There are four such Town Councils that are required to do so in 2018/19.

Sheringham Town Council (£k)
Category 2018/19 2017/18

Gross Expenditure

252.0

250.0

Gross Income / Use of Reserves

41.7

38.7

Council tax requirement

293.7

288.7

Cromer Town Council (£k)
Category 2018/19 2017/18

Gross Expenditure

384.0

356.9

Gross Income / Use of Reserves

(122.8)

(119.1)

Council tax requirement

261.2

237.8

North Walsham Town Council (£k)
Category 2018/19 2017/18

Gross expenditure

423.8

388.9

Gross Income / Use of Reserves

(68.7)

(96.9)

Council tax requirement

355.1

292.0

Fakenham Town Council (£k)
Category 2018/19 2017/18

 Gross expenditure

 356.0

292.8

 Gross Income / Use of Reserves

 (188.2)

 (129.7)

 Council tax requirement

167.8 

 163.1