What does the Parish Council do ?

Chart Sutton Parish Council has a number of formal powers and using these it is responsible for the bus shelter at Chart Corner and the street light at Mercer Way, various seats and litter bins, the village sign and noticeboards, open spaces including the Memorial Playing Field and Pavilion and the Play Area.  Other matters, such as street cleaning and highway related matters, are the responsibility of other authorities, such as Maidstone Borough Council and Kent County Council.  Chart Sutton Parish Council has developed a good working relationship with these authorities, and others, with a view to ensuring by its influence that Chart Sutton remains a safe, clean and attractive place to live.