Accessibility statement

Portsmouth City Council is committed to ensuring that any resident who needs to use our website can do so easily.

A-Z

Apply

Need to carry out an application? Find the right form here.

All tasks

Find tasks and activities you might want to complete on the Council's website.

Aerospace sector

Portsmouth is a centre for a thriving aerospace industry. On this page you will find about local industries and support networks.

Advertise with Portsmouth City Council

Information on the number of advertising opportunities the council offers around the city.

Apprenticeships

The Community Learning Service is the council's apprenticeship provider, delivering in house programmes to new and existing staff members to develop individuals careers in line with business needs

Age restricted sales

Guidance for retailers to help enforce age-restricted products.

Allotments

Information and frequently asked questions about applying for and holding an allotment tenancy.

Authority monitoring reports

Annual monitoring reports showing how planning policies contribute towards city regeneration.

Area action plans

Information regarding major regeneration of specific growth areas.

Air quality and pollution SPD

Information and documents for the air quality and pollution supplementary planning document.

Air quality and pollution

This page has links to information about air quality, pollution, sustainability and climate change.

Air quality in Portsmouth

Information on how we review and assess air quality.

Anti-social behaviour

Advice and documentation on how to report anti-social behaviour.

Animal health and welfare

How our environmental health team enforces legislation designed to protect the health and welfare of domesticated and wild animals.

Ask for Angela

Portsmouth City Council have been recruiting pubs, bars and restaurants in the city to support the Ask for Angela campaign, designed to help people feel safe on nights out.

Adoption

Information on the range of adoption and fostering opportunities in Portsmouth.

Adult social care

Information for Portsmouth adults aged 18 and over who need help with daily living. Find information on getting an assessment, care and equipment.

Adult social care - information for professionals

This page provides information to professionals of Portsmouth City Council and their partners who work in adult social care in Portsmouth.

Adults with a learning disability

Information on support available for adults with learning disabilities.

Alcohol misuse

Find out more about alcohol units, alcohol risks and alcohol support services in Portsmouth.

Adult mental health support

On this page you will find information about mental health support for adults in Portsmouth.

Adventure playgrounds

Information about the adventure playgrounds available for children in Portsmouth.

Apply for licenses

Links to information about applying for different types of licensing

Amenities on the highway permits

Information on obtaining a permit to place tables, chairs and display stands outside your premises.

Abandoned vehicles

Information on untaxed and abandoned vehicles, including how to report them to the council

Additional childcare fees

Information about additional childcare fees you may be expected to pay

Apply to move to junior school

For Year 2 children at infant school who are transferring to junior school in September

Apply to move to secondary school

For Year 6 children transferring to secondary school in September

Apply to start school

For children born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016

Ageing Population Strategy 2010 - 2020

Information about the council's strategy that brings together all the work done across the organisation to support older people, including a copy of the ageing population strategy.

Annual update of the electoral register

Information on how to update your details for the electoral register.

All news

Achieving employment and skills plans

An Employment and Skills Plan (ESP) are prepared by a developer with the help of the council to achieve positive education and employment outcomes for local people.

Advice and support for care providers in Portsmouth

We’re making materials available to help providers across the city take the steps needed to ensure the safety of those we care for, the public and staff.

Aldroke Street (TTRO 09/2020)

Ashurst Road (TTRO 78/2020)

Audio key fobs for real time bus information

Information about how to use Portsmouth City Council Audio Key Fob to access Real Bus Time information.

Adult social care privacy notice

Adult Social Care works under the legal obligations and conditions of both the principles of the Data Protection Act and GDPR.

Allegations about Persons in Positions of Trust - privacy notice

This privacy notice tells you how the council and the LADO use personal information in respect of allegations made about people who work with children.

ASB CCTV privacy notice

This privacy notice tells you about how Portsmouth City Council collects and uses personal information.

AB – Wymering - parking zone information

Information about the AB (Wymering) parking zone, including a map of roads included and details of the restrictions.

AA – Newbolt Road - parking zone information

Information about the AA (Newbolt Road) parking zone, including a map of roads included and details of the restrictions.

Alfred Road (TTRO 21/2021)

Asbestos

Information on what to do if you have asbestos in your home.

Asthma A&E attendances of people under 50 years old

Asthma A&E attendances of people under 50 years old, by Lower Super Output Areas (LSOAs). April 2015 to March 2020 (five years pooled).

Adoption statement - Seafront Masterplan SPD (March 2021)

Accessibility

Guidance on how to access our website and a link to our accessibility statement.

Applying for home to school transport

On this page you will find guidance and help with applying for home-to-school transport, including who is eligible.

Applying for home-to-college transport (over-16s)

On this page you’ll find guidance to help you with applying for home-to-college (or other place of education) transport for over-16s.

Appointments

We are changing the way we see customers in the Civic Offices so the space can be managed more safely and we can reduce waiting times for you.

Airport Service Road (TTRO 84/2021)

Anchorage Road (TTRO 94/2021)

Alec Rose Lane (TTRO 97/2021)

Approval of reserved matters following outline permission - checklist

This page contains a checklist of documents needed for approval of reserved matters following outline permission.

Affordable Housing and Planning Policy

As part of its strategy to deliver new affordable housing, the Council has long sought to deliver affordable housing as part of larger market housing developments.

Anti-social behaviour formal interventions summary

This page contains a list of anti-social behaviour interventions and information about when they can be used and who can issue/apply for them.

Appendix 4: Fee Calculation Advice

Nitrate mitigation strategy appendix 4 fee calculation advice

Advertising at The Hard Interchange

Details of advertising opportunities at The Hard Interchange, Portsmouth. Includes costs and specifications

Advertising in our publications

Our printed publications allow you to target your advertising to the right audience. With a wide distribution, this is one of the best ways to get your advert out there.

Advertising to council staff

Put your advert in front of city council staff just before pay day. A digital advert placed alongside online payslips goes out to 5,900 staff.

Advertising on poster sites

We have poster sites located at main artery roads, residential areas, parks and along the seafront, to help you reach your key demographic.

Advertising in our car parks

We operate a number of car parks across the city with very high footfall giving you the opportunity to make your brand visible to residents and visitors.

Advertising at Port Solent Recycling Centre

Details of the advertising opportunities at Port Solent Recycling Centre, including costs and specifications.

Advertising at Park & Ride

Details of advertising opportunities at Portsmouth's Park & Ride, including costs and specifications.

Article 4(2) Direction – Brading Avenue, Burbridge Grove, Cousins Grove, Eastern Parade

Conservation Area number 29 Direction – Brading Avenue, Burbridge Grove, Cousins Grove, Eastern Parade

Adoption statement - Parking Standards

Parking Standards and Transport Assessments Supplementary Planning Document Adoption statement

Article 4(2) Direction – Grove Rd South, Queen’s Crescent, Queen’s Grove, Queen’s Way, St Edward’s Rd

Conservation area Article 4(2) Direction – Grove Rd South, Queen’s Crescent, Queen’s Grove, Queen’s Way, St Edward’s Rd

Article 4(2) Direction – Havelock Rd, Livingstone Rd & Lorne Rd

Conservation area Article 4(2) Direction – Havelock Rd, Livingstone Rd & Lorne Rd

Article 4(2) Direction – Stanley Street

Conservation area Article 4(2) Direction – Stanley Street

Article 4(2) Direction - Sussex Road and Sussex Place

Conservation Area number 2 Article 4(2) Direction – Sussex Road and Sussex Place.

Article 4(2) Direction – The Vale & The Circle

Conservation Area 2 Article 4(2) Direction – The Vale, Villiers Rd, Auckland Rd East, Maple Rd, Clarendon Rd & The Circle

Article 4(2) Direction – Bruce Rd, Helena Rd, Eastern Parade, Salisbury Rd & Spencer Rd

Conservation Area number 29 Article 4(2) Direction – Bruce Rd, Helena Rd, Eastern Parade, Salisbury Rd & Spencer Rd

Article 4(2) Direction – Bath Square, Broad Street, Tower Street & West Street

Conservation Area Article 4(2) Direction – Bath Square, Broad Street, Tower Street & West Street

Article 4(2) Direction – Albany Rd - Victoria Rd South

Conservation area Article 4(2) Direction – Albany Rd, Cavendish Rd, Grove Rd South, Hereford Rd, Hillborough Crescent, Merton Rd, Nelson Rd, Ormsby Rd, Stafford Rd, The Thicket, Victoria Rd South

Article 4(2) Direction – Campbell road

Conservation area Article 4(2) Direction - Area 15 - 1-25, 28-66 Campbell road.

Article 4(2) Direction – Freestone road, Lennox road north, Stanley street

Conservation area Article 4(2) Direction – Freestone road, Lennox road north, Stanley street.

Article 4(2) Direction – Hereford Lodge

Conservation area Article 4(2) Direction – Hereford Lodge.

Article 4(2) Direction – Richmond Terrace, Netley place, Netley road

Conservation area Article 4(2) Direction – Richmond Terrace, Netley place, Netley road.

Article 4(2) Direction –Brougham road, St. James's road, Eldon street, Gloucester View, Green road, King's street and Norfolk street

Conservation area Article 4(2) Direction – Brougham road, St. James's road, Eldon street, Gloucester View, Green road, King's street and Norfolk street.

Article 4(2) Direction – Highland Terrace

Conservation area Article 4(2) Direction – Highland Terrace.

Article 4(2) Direction - Worsley road, Pelham road and The Retreat

Conservation area Article 4(2) Direction – Worsley road, Pelham road and The Retreat.

Article 4(2) Direction – St. Edwards road, Yarborough road

Conservation area Article 4(2) Direction – St Edwards road and Yarborough road.

Article 4(2) Direction – Wilberforce road

Conservation area Article 4(2) Direction – Wilberforce road.

Article 4(2) Direction – Victoria Grove, Albert Grove and Chelsea road

Conservation area Article 4(2) Direction – Victoria Grove, Albert Grove and Chelsea road.

Article 4(2) Direction – Chelsea road

Conservation area Article 4(2) Direction – Chelsea road.

Article 4(2) Direction – St. Andrews road, St. David's road, Margate road

Conservation area Article 4(2) Direction – St. Andrews road, St. David's road, Margate road.

Article 4(2) Direction – Castle Rd & Southsea Terrace

Conservation area 12 Article 4(2) Direction – Castle Rd, Garden Lane, Great Southsea Street, Kent Rd, Regent Place, St Edwards Rd & Southsea Terrace

Anxiety (Worry) and anxiety-based disorders – guidance for 5-10 year olds

Anxiety, Worry and anxiety-based disorders affecting 5 to10 Years of Age

Anxiety and anxiety based disorders guidance 11-16 year olds

Lots of people experience anxiety. For some people it can impact on everyday life and get in the way of school, socialising and home life.

Anglesea Road (TTRO 60/2022)

Albert Road (TTRO 70/2022)

Augustine Road (TTRO 113/2022)

Applying for a student film permit in Portsmouth

If you are looking to film on Portsmouth City Council Land, please fill in our filming application form providing as much detail as possible,

Arundel Street

Autistic and neurodivergent adults

This page has advice and information about the support and advice services available to autistic and neurodivergent adults in Portsmouth.

Ascot Road (TTRO 224/2022)

Ashurst Road (TTRO 1/2023)

Apply for a play street

The Play Out Pompey scheme provides a great opportunity for children to play in a safe environment while the road is temporarily closed.

Arundel Court School Street (TTRO 101/2023)

Are you getting the right benefits and payments?

Find information to help you make sure you are claiming all the right benefits and accessing government funding.

Accreditation schemes for HMO licensing

Part of the criteria for receiving a five-year additional licence is to be accredited through an approved scheme. This page lists approved schemes.

Armed Forces Day (TTRO 181/2023)

Applying for an additional HMO licence

Information about applying for the new additional HMO licence. All HMOs occupied by three or four tenants will need to be licensed from 1 September 2023.

Apply for an HMO licence

If you are a landlord of an house in multiple occupation (HMO) you need to have a mandatory, additional, or 257 licence.

Arnaud Close (TTRO 196/2023)

Applying for a Section 257 additional licence

On this page you will find information about applying for the new 257 additional licence.

Ashby Place (TTRO 238/2023)

Arundel Street (TTRO 259/2023)

Additional licensing - landlords privacy notice

This privacy notice tells you about how Portsmouth City Council collects and uses personal information for landlords and licence holders.

Additional licensing - tenants privacy notice

This privacy notice tells you about how Portsmouth City Council collects and uses personal information for tenants and occupiers.

Additional licensing fees

On this page you will find information about the fees for the new additional HMO licence.

Adult education and training providers in Portsmouth

Portsmouth is proud to be the home of the University of Portsmouth, several colleges and multiple adult training providers.

A green and healthy city

Adults health and wellbeing - JSNA report

On this page you will find a summary of data around adults' health and wellbeing in Portsmouth.

Almondsbury Road (TTRO 81/2024)

Arundel Street (TTRO 83/2024)

Anson Road (TTRO 94/2024)