The Council's structure

The Council provides more than 400 services which are used by people living, visiting and working in Nottinghamshire.

Decisions are taken by the County Councillors at committee meetings about which services to provide and how much money to spend on them.

Council Departments

Adult social care and health

The department offers advice, information, care and support to meet the needs of older people and adults with physical disabilities, mental health needs and learning disabilities across the county. The department oversees public health services across the county and has responsibility for Emergency Management, the Coroner’s service, Registration and Celebratory Services, Trading Standards and Community Safety.

View the Adult social care and health structure chart [PDF]

Children, families and cultural services

The Children, Families and Cultural Services Department brings together a range of services for children, young people and their families. The department has a mix of directly delivered and commissioned services that are primarily designed around the needs of vulnerable children, families and communities.

View the Children, families and cultural services structure chart [PDF]


The Resources department brings together the functions which support and enable services and activities across the County Council and is structured into five service groups:

  • Communications, Marketing & Document Services
  • Finance, Procurement and Improvement
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Customers and Human Resources
  • Legal, Democratic and Complaints.

View the Resources structure chart [PDF]


This diverse department is responsible for a broad mix of services supporting:

  • Roads and transport
  • Waste disposal and energy usage
  • Planning including minerals and waste sites, heritage and conservation
  • Economic development and job creation
  • Working with the voluntary sector and grant aid provision.

View the Place structure chart [PDF]

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