Local government services are provided across the various tiers of local government.

Hertfordshire County Council

The county council provides a wide range of services including the fire-service, adult and children’s services, schools, environmental control, highways, street lighting, registration of births marriages and deaths, libraries, waste disposal, locality grants and spatial planning.

North Hertfordshire District Council

The district council provides a wide range of services including sports and leisure facilities, housing benefits, planning control, council tax collection, waste collection, car parks and parking enforcement, museums, licensing and locality grants.

Codicote Parish Council

The parish council provides allotments, sports facilities, play areas, village enhancements, Christmas displays, fireworks, support to local organisations, is a statutory consultee on planning matters and has a small grants budget.