North Hertfordshire District Council is responsible for issues such as rubbish collection, leisure facilities, recycling, Council Tax collection, housing, and planning applications. The Council's offices are located in Letchworth Garden City. There are 49 District Councillors, representing 24 electoral wards who are elected for four-year terms. The electoral system for North Herts Council elections is 'First Past The Post' and the Council uses the 'Leader and Cabinet' model.
County Councillors are elected to Hertfordshire County Council for 4 year term. The next elections to HCC will be in May 2025.