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Street care and cleaning

We are responsible for cleaning streets and highways and removing litter from highways, roads and Council owned land.

Streets are cleansed based on a zonal system.

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Zone   Type of area

Zone 1

High public use eg, town centres and cities

Zone 2

Residential areas

Zone 3

All Other areas

Zone 4

Special Circumstances


It is required that streets in Cornwall should never fall below a grade B of the Cleanliness National Indicators as prescribed by Defra.

Please contact Refuse and Recycling if you any have queries or would like to report streets that need cleaning.