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Services

Collection of Bulky Refuse and WEEE:- This service is provided weekly  on Friday  9.30am onwards). Residents are kindly requested to report items for collection by phoning the Council on 21442323.

Collection of Household Waste:- This service is provided Monday, Thursday and Saturday from 9.00am onwards. Residents are kindly requested not to put out refuse earlier than one hour before collection time in their street.

Collection of Organic Waste:- This service is provided Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9.00am onwards. Residents are kindly requested not to put out refuse earlier than one hour before collection time in their street.

Recycled collection:- This service is provided on Tuesdays. Green/grey refuse bags are to be put out at the same time they put out refuse from 9.00am onwards.

Cleaning of roads:- All roads within the village are cleaned manually between Monday and Saturday according to the schedule. Residents are kindly requested not to leave any vehicles parked in the street when their road is being swept. Grass cutting is provided on a periodical basis and as required.

Street Sweeping Schedule as from 17th June 2008

Monday and Thursday

Pjazza Bertu Fenech
Playing Field
Pope Alexander VII Street
Antonio Bosio Street
Balaguer Street
Dun Gwann Zammit Hammet Street
Dun Spir Sammut Street
Guze Bonnici Street
Idmejda Street
Barriera Street
Main Street between St. Anthony Street and the Square near St. Mary Statue and Alley 2
Zekkuk Street
Cardinal Cardijn Street
Annunciation Street
Għerusija Street
St. Valentine Street
St. Mary Street and Alleys 1, 2 and 3.
St. Anthony Street and Alley No. 4.
Sigismondo Dimech Street
Sir Antonio Micallef Street
Sisner Street
Valent Muscat Street
Wiġi Ebejer Street

Tuesday and Friday

Buontempo Estate
Bertu Fenech Square
San Anton Gardens area
Playing Field
Bir Bal Street
Guizeppi Frendo Street
Ġulju Cauchi Street
Main Street between Church Square and Bir Bal Street including Alley No. 1.
Mill Street
Providence Street and Alleys 1 and 3.
Balzan Valley Road
Dr. Zammit Street
Three Churches Street and Alleys 1, 2 and 3. and the Paved area between Three Churches Providence Street
Mons. F. X. Zahra Street
St. Francis Street between Dr. Zammit Street and Bir Bal Street
St. Rocco Street
Professur Ġuże Aquilina Square

Wednesday and Saturday

B. Bontadini Street
Old Railway Road
Mdina Road
Kannizzata Street
Karenza Street
Paguni Street
Qarċilla Street
Patri Ġuże Delia Street
St. Francis Street between Bir Bal Street and Mdina Road
St. Gabriel Street
De Paule Avenue (both sides of the road)
Good Shepherd Avenue
Sir Michaelangelo Refalo Avenue

Payment of Police & Local Warden’s Contraventions:- Payments are accepted at the Local Council’s Office daily during office hours (Summer: Monday – Saturday:  8.00am – 11.30am, Winter: Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 11:30am & 1:30pm – 3:30pm and Saturday: 8.00am – 11.30am).

Payment of Rents on Government property:- Payments are accepted at the Local Council’s Office daily during office hours (Summer: Monday – Saturday:  8.00am – 11.30am, Winter: Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 11:30am & 1:30pm – 3:30pm and Saturday: 8.00am – 11.30am).

Educational and Cultural Outings:- These visits are organised every second Thursday of the month. More details are displayed on the Council’s notice boards and from the Local Council’s Office. Residents are urged to book early.

Complaints/Suggestions Handling:- Residents who wish to lodge a complaint/forward a suggestion to the Local Council or to a Government Department are requested to contact the Local Council. This process involves: Registration of complaint/suggestion, Verification, Reference to the concerned authorities, Feedback.

Street Lighting:- When reporting a burnt-out lamp please include the 3 digit reference number placed on most lamps e.g. W013/24.

Upkeep of Roads:- The Local Council is responsible for the upkeep of all the roads within our locality

Playing Field:- We invite you to visit this recreational area situated in Guze Bonnici Street.

Public Convenience:- The public lavatory is situated under Joseph A. Stellini Garden in Main Street and is opened daily including Sundays and Public Holidays.

Permits covering the undermentioned are issued upon application to the Local Council:-

Organisation of outdoor activities held in the locality, the placement of skips, placement of mobile kiosks (during the village feast), placing of tables and chairs, deposit of cranes and other construction machinery/equipment, the deposit of material in the street, the placing of kiddie ride machines and vending machines, permits for the trenching of roads, the placing of stalls and kiosks and permits to perform other road works in the locality.

Information:- Information leaflets about the locality as well as other material of general interest are available free of charge from the Local Council’s Offices.

Application Forms:- Various application forms are also available from the Local Council:-

Provision of Birth Certificates.
Provision of Death Certificates.
Provision of Marriage Certificates
Renewal/Issue of Passport.
Participation in courses organised by E.T.C.
Declaration of commencement of new employment / termination of employment.
Change in address and surname for ID Cards purpose.
Application for refund of VAT paid on expenses connected with a wedding function.
Application for refund of VAT on expenses connected with a funeral.
Application forms for courses organised by the Department of Education.
Application forms for the participation in Skolasport.
Declaration to the Water Services Corporation for changes in the number of persons in the residence.
Home help assistance for the elderly.
Forms for the provision of Handyman service for the elderly.
Application forms for the provision of Telecare service.
Forms for the registration in the Electoral register.
Change in address for Electoral register purposes.

National Commission for Disabled Persons – application forms for:- Special ID card, Reserved Parking, social assistance service, disabled persons parking permit.

Free internet service available from the Council’s Office on the following days:-
Summer: Monday – Friday between 8.00a.m. and 11.30a.m.
Winter: Monday – Friday between 8.00am and 11.30a.m.and between 1.30pm and 3.30p.m.

If assistance is required one should book beforehand to check if service is available. Normally the service is provided Monday – Friday between 10.30am and 11.30am.

Open Library

Balzan residents make use of the Open public library located at Ħal Balzan Local Council’s Office, which is open during Office hours.

Activities

Participation in the competition Sebbah Pajjizek – the second prize was won by Ms. Monica Chetcuti for the category “L-Isbah Faccata ta’ Dar”.

The Council won the second prize for the year 2000 regarding “l-Ahjar Sforz ghat-Tindif (category B). The organisation of Lejla Valentina, F’Gieh Hal Balzan, Jum Hal Balzan, Lejla Balzanija and the annual concert (in conjunction with the Parish).