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Guidance regarding the development of contaminated land.
Guidance on the issues and requirements regarding children in work.
Learn more about intellectual property and how to protect your IP rights.
Details about Rebalancing the Licensing Act - Government Response to Consultation.
How to obtain a permit for charitable house to house collections.
Information on gaming machine permits for licensed premises for category C or D machines.
Details of regulations made by Portsmouth City Council with regard to street collections.
Information about Street Collection Permits and how to apply for one.
Details of the statement of licensing principles.
Information about licensing requirements for lotteries, including how to register.
Information about Portsmouth City Council's media centre and press office opening times, contact number and email.
Guidance for retailers to help enforce age-restricted products.
Information regarding the Community Infrastructure Levy charging schedule.
The minerals and waste plan for sustainable development in Hampshire.
Licensing information about the application process and regulation of club premises certificates.
Licensing information surrounding the Gambling Act and how it is regulated.
Information about the regulations and application process for permits under the Gambling Act 2005.
Information for obtaining a provisional statement before buying or leasing property or land.
Information on continuation and grandfather rights regarding licences and permits under the Gambling Act.
How to apply for a personal licence, and information about how personal licences are regulated.
How to apply for Unlicensed Family Entertainment Centre Permits.
Here you will find a Summary of Recent Licence Applications.
Information on the permits required for gaming and gaming machines in clubs.
Information about Sustainable Design and Construction.
Planning policies regarding food and drink uses along Albert Road.
Information regarding major regeneration of specific growth areas.
Information on the city centre masterplan, setting out regeneration of key areas in Portsmouth.
Available sources of support for expanding your business beyond the UK.
Information on Preventing Underage Sales staff training.
Information on the permits required by buskers in the city.
Updates and information on the City Deal redevelopment projects
Information about applications and regulation of premises licences.
Information for Scrap Metal Dealers.
Information on evidence supporting the Local Development Framework.
Taxi licensing information for Hackney carriages and private hire drivers can be found in the documents here.
Information about Temporary Event Notices.
Useful information about how to obtain a Hackney carriage vehicle licence.
Here you will find a general guide to the legal requirements, technical specifications, policies and requirements to obtain a private hire vehicle licence.
How to apply for a private hire operator's licence.
Information on the planned regeneration of The Hard, including a proposed £7m new transport interchange.
Information on the development of business facilities at Dunsbury Park.
Information on plans to convert the currently vacant arches in old Portsmouth into artist studio spaces.
Information on the development of areas across the city.
How to apply for a private hire driver's licence.
Information on applying for a Hackney cab driver's licence.
How to rent a council garage or parking space.
Information and resources to support early years and childcare providers in their policy and practice for safeguarding and child protection.
Overview of planned improvements and progress to date
Information for operators regarding the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act.
Our pages about licences and permits for premises, taxis, gambling and more.
Information about the various regeneration projects around the city.
Information on the planning obligations developers must adhere to.
Useful information on the Licensing Act 2003.
Information on the council's licensing policy.
Information on the licences required for sex establishment premises.
Useful information on the licensing committee, and it's officers and responsibilities.
Information on how to apply to become a licensed premises for weddings or civil ceremonies.
Information about our contaminated land strategy, which sets out how the council meets its legal obligations around contaminated land, including inspecting, consulting and taking enforcement action.
If people request information under the Freedom of Information (FOI) there are a number of exemptions that permit public authorities to withhold some or all of the information requested
This is about the Freedon of Information policy provided by Portsmouth city council.
This is about the fees that could be applicable when requesting information under the Freedom of information Act and the Environmental information regulations
The page is about Freedon of information, data protection, Environmental Information Regulations fees and other legisaltion where fees are applied
Information for solicitors about the council's insurance policy details.
Popular activities and quick links to information on parking schemes, permits, dropped kerbs and 'Park and Ride'.
Information on the Local Development Scheme.
Popular activities and quick links to information about working with the council, contract opportunities and payments.
Portsmouth City Council's commitments to building resilience to climate change are described in the policy on this page.
How Portsmouth City Council has an important role to play in helping to deliver a more sustainable city.
Information and documents for the air quality and pollution supplementary planning document.
Information regarding site inspections prior to building work commencement.
Updated information if you are seeking approval for the demolition of a building.
Advice on building regulations covering various aspects of construction for different types of building.
Information about Portsmouth's 15-year seafront masterplan.
Information about our statement of community involvement.
Information on the student halls of residence supplementary planning document.
Information about building notice applications, which are used for smaller alterations to properties.
Help on how to submit a building control full plans application.
Information and documentation for developers designing tall buildings in Portsmouth.
Information on our strategy to increase training and job opportunities locally.
Introduction to the strategy for business growth and workforce improvement.
The latest on the Cosham High Street improvement works.
Information around planned city centre regeneration projects in Portsmouth.
Describing how, in co-operation with neighbouring authority, government funds have been released to develop Tipner and Horsea Island
Find out more about the council's Shaping the future regeneration strategy and the business growth and skills plan, and see copies of the documents.
Information and guidance for developers regarding housing standards.
Information on our approach to nuisance noise.
Information on the Home Energy Conservation Act (HECA) which requires us to prepare a report on our energy conservation measures.
Our pages about development and planning services.
Details of the plan for Portsmouth, some of which has been replaced by the Portsmouth Plan.
The Local Plan provides spatial planning policies for Portsmouth.
Popular activities and quick links to information on pest control ,environmental issues and climate change.
Information on neighbourhood planning, enabling communities to make decisions on their areas.
How Portsmouth City Council's overall aim is to reduce the risks to people and property from flooding including several assessments, listed on this page.
Where a request for Environmental information it should be dealt with under Environmental Information Regulations (EIR) - not Freedom of Information (FoI).
How Portsmouth City Council is committed to tackling the problem both by reducing our carbon emissions and by building resilience to climate change.
Our pages about information and support for businesses, including licensing and procurement.
information on the council's commitment to tackling climate change.
Information about support if you experience a flood
Information on how the council aims to achieve a safer road network for the people of Portsmouth.
Information on the council's approach to licensing services.
Information on Portsmouth City Council's up-to-date local transport plan.
Information on how to have your say in our pharmaceutical needs assessment.
This is about all the lists that the Council hold and public registers. The page shows the gifts and hospitality register that all council staff and councillors have to complete if they are given anything as a present.
Popular activities and quick links to information on available sites, professional support and marketing.
Information about tree preservation orders and trees in conservation areas.
Find out about business information available at the Central Library.
Find out about information and reference services available.
A list of what you can borrow or download from libraries.
Information on Portsmouth's upcoming University Technical College.
Information about the council's policy on providing financial help for residents and landlords to improve the condition of homes in the city.
How Portsmouth City Council is working with public and private businesses, voluntary organisations and residents, to raise awareness of climate change issues,
How Portsmouth City Council is working to promote greener ways of living for home and at work.
How our environmental health team enforces food safety and supports businesses to maintain satisfactory food standards.
Information on our pest control team and the services available to residents and businesses.
Information on how the council regulates noise and air pollution, and how to report it.
Annual monitoring reports showing how planning policies contribute towards city regeneration.
Information on temporary relaxations in planning procedures.
Information on the Community Right to Bid, which enables communities to 'stop the clock' on the sale of valued community assets.
Information on conservation areas with special architectural or historic interest.
Information for appealing against refused planning permission.
Information on conservation areas and listed buildings in Portsmouth.
How the council enforces breaches of planning regulations.
Information about potential development sites in Portsmouth, identified in the city's site allocation plan.
Information on the supplementary planning document to mitigate the impact of development around special protection areas.
How to submit a planning application, including background information, guidance documents and forms.
Information about Portsmouth's plan for housing, employment, retail and infrastructure development.
Popular activities and quick links to information on how to make or view a licence application.
Information on how the building control service regulations ensures work is completed within building regulations.
Information on planning application fees and the decisions process.
Information about the employment strengths, skills and qualifications in Portsmouth
Information on education and training opportunities available in Portsmouth.
Information on the number of advertising opportunities the council offers around the city.
Useful information about the aerospace sector in Portsmouth.
Emergency continuity advice for local businesses.
Facilities and contact information for the three enterprise centres run by Portsmouth City Council
Help to find a building, office or location for your business.
Information on commercial properties available to rent or buy from the council.
Information on business rates, sometimes known as non-domestic rates.
Guidance on the legislation and bye-laws regarding children in work.
Guidance on the issues and requirements regarding children participating in entertainment.
Advice on where you can hold conferences, meetings and corporate events in Portsmouth.
Contact details for all corporate assets issues including buying and renting properties.
Information for businesses regarding their social and environmental obligations.
Information and support for retail businesses in Cosham.
An introduction to the creative industries in Portsmouth.
Information about Portsmouth's locations and filming policy.
The types of support the government offers small to medium businesses.
Find out what services the council's design team can offer your business.
Advice and links to support to help grow your business.
Details of support available to businesses affected by the economic downturn.
Details and studies on future opportunities to develop hotels in Portsmouth.
Information on the development of industrial sites across the city.
Advice for potential investors or businesses considering investing in Portsmouth.
Links to information on what Portsmouth can offer businesses.
Information for businesses about Portsmouth's late night industries.
Information about living in Portsmouth for workers and businesses wanting to locate.
Information about the Portsmouth's local economy and industries.
Background and information on Portsmouth's marine industry.
Details on how to arrange selling products on a market stall or concessional pitch.
An introduction to the Partnership for Urban South Hampshire (PUSH) and its work to map out the future of the region.
How businesses can contribute to reducing crime in Portsmouth.
An overview of Portsmouth as a business location, with useful links to commercial property agents.
Information for retailers from the most recent shopping studies for Portsmouth.
Guidance for organisations interested in promoting Portsmouth using the 'great waterfront city' branding.
Business data and statistics about Portsmouth.
Support for employees and employers with redundancy issues.
Information about services and support for relocating your business to Portsmouth.
Information on developments and support for the retail sector in Portsmouth.
An introduction to Shaping the Future of Portsmouth - a strategy for economic growth and prosperity which has inspired the formation of a broad coalition of businesses to help shape the city.
Find out about the support offered by the council to new business startups.
A range of resources to help make your business more environmentally friendly.
Information on how our learning and development team could help your business.
Information on Portsmouth's business transport links.
Information about the Work Health and Wellbeing Hallmark, developed by the council for local businesses
Information on the right to challenge, which makes it easier for voluntary, community or council staff groups to bid to run council services.
Information and advice below on the council's procurement process.
Details on how Portsmouth has achieved recognition as a Fairtrade City.
A guide to In-Tend, the e-sourcing system used by the council to manage all tender opportunities.
How Freedom of Information (FoI) applies to some private companies that perform public functions.
Information on purchasing cards which streamlines the purchasing process for the council and its suppliers.
Information on the council's commitment to small and medium enterprises.
Information on how businesses can enter the supply chain as sub-contractors or suppliers.
How the council ensures procuring goods and services has minimal environmental impact.
Information on the council's procurement and tendering process.
Information on using the council's clear, recognisable visual identity.
Information about the council's approach to procuring goods and services, including how to find procurement opportunities.
Lists of licensing decisions made by the council since 2010.
A listing of Information about this year's traffic regulation orders.
How the council plans for civil contingency in an emergency.
Information on obtaining a permit to place tables, chairs and display stands outside your premises.
Information on the principles guiding the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector.
Trading standards, legislation and tips for checking children's toys conform to legislation
Bodies where a number of Councillors meet to discuss and decide or recommend decisions on the business of the Council
How to monitor the progress or make comments on a planning application online.
Licensing requirements for those who trade in the street.
property marking system to improve security in the home or workplace
Promoting a standard for traders and service providers
Information regarding local authority land searches as part of the conveyancing process.
Information on monthly payments made to our suppliers.
How to obtain a premises licence for a gambling venue.
A list of signage products and services offered by Portsmouth Craft and Manufacturing Industry (PCMI)
Information regarding the Community Infrastructure Levy applied to developments in Portsmouth.
Find out about the Big Screen and how to advertise.
View our public registers of licensees in Portsmouth, and links to our online licensing system, PublicAccess.
Information on non domestic rates FOI requests
This page explains how Portsmouth City Council and its road maintenance contractor, Colas, prepare for winter on the roads.
How our environmental health team investigates accidents and complaints, and promotes health and safety in the workplace.
Find out about traffic regulation orders and stopping up orders around the city.
Information on the current Eastney Beach draft Supplementary Planning Document (SPD)
Guidance and information on how to apply for a review of a premises licence, and what the process involves.
Tell us about a changes in your circumstances.
View planned roadworks in the City.
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