Rutland County Council is a unitary authority responsible for local government in Rutland, based at Catmose House in the Historic Market Town of Oakham, they also maintain a highways site on Station Approach Oakham.
Existing as an independent authority since 1 April 1997 when Rutland left Leicestershire to reclaim it's own identity, historically Rutland County Council began in 1889 when it was established under the Local Government Act 1888.
The Council is Responsible for:
- Social Care
- Waste Management
- Council Tax Collections
- Planning Applications
Other Services, such as Fire and Saftey, Police and Trading standards are shared with Either Leicestershire County Council or Peterborough City Council.