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Find out if you are eligible to apply for a Council Tax reduction.
Contact details for all corporate assets issues including buying and renting properties.
Information and support for retail businesses in Cosham.
An introduction to the creative industries in Portsmouth.
Information and advice below on the council's procurement process.
Guidance on the issues and requirements regarding children in work.
Guidance on the issues and requirements regarding children participating in entertainment.
Information on the right to challenge, which makes it easier for voluntary, community or council staff groups to bid to run council services.
Information for businesses regarding their social and environmental obligations.
Advice on where you can hold conferences, meetings and corporate events in Portsmouth.
Useful information about community centres in Portsmouth.
Want to get out in the community but lack the confidence to do so? The Community Connectors could help.
Programme for partner organisations to develop voluntary opportunities
Portsmouth City Council Community Wardens work to help keep the city safe, clean and tidy, while providing support and advice when needed.
Set up a Direct Debit, make a Council Tax payment or find out more information about your bill, such as your property band.
Tell us about changes in your circumstances.
Details about who qualifies for council tax discounts and what those discounts are
Council tax advice for property owners, landlords and tenants for houses in multiple occupation
Information for landlords about who in your property pays council tax
This page gives you information about Council Tax bands. It explains how they are calculated, and tells you how much you'll need to pay.
Answers to frequently asked questions about Council Tax
What we can do to help you manage your council tax payments
On this page you will find links to information about the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL).
The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) applies to all development permitted after 1 April 2012.
Your Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) charge may be reduced if your site includes buildings that are to be demolished as part of your development
This page gives you information about the forms and process involved with the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL).
Where planning permission is granted for development, the developer or landowner should submit a Notice of Chargeable Development.
The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) allows local authorities to raise funds from developers who are undertaking new building projects in their area.
If the correct procedures are followed, payment can be made in instalments as set out within our published Instalments Policy.
Part 9 of the CIL Regulations provide for a range of proportionate enforcement measures to penalise non-compliance with the CIL process.
The CIL Regulations make a number of provisions for charging authorities to give relief or grant exemptions from the levy.
80% of total Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) receipts are allocated to be spent on strategic infrastructure to support the development of the City.
Information on temporary relaxations in planning procedures.
Updated information if you are seeking approval for the demolition of a building.
Information regarding the Community Infrastructure Levy charging schedule.
Information on the city centre masterplan, setting out regeneration of key areas in Portsmouth.
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.
View council plans on climate action and what you can do to help
A list of projects being undertaken by the council to tackle climate change
This page has links to crime and nuisance information where there is council support available.
Advice on dealing with carpet beetles and contact details for our pest control team
Advice for dealing with cockroaches and contact details for our pest control team
Information on the overarching vision of the ESCP initiative to reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion.
Links to community safety services and information on CCTV.
Portsmouth may be susceptible to coastal flooding, but it is relatively easy to predict.
Information about changes to Adult Social Care services due to the Care Act.
This page tells you about how you can get care at home, who can get help, what carers will do, and other ways of being supported.
Introduction to careers in social care, and information about the Care Ambassadors social care role model scheme.
Information for professionals on community equipment services.
Information for carers on how to access help and support
Information on the self-assessment process for carers.
Answers to commonly asked questions and myths surrounding caring
Information for professionals on referring and supporting carers
Introduction to Portsmouth's carers strategy.
On this page you will find links for support around children's safety and family environment.
On this page you will find links to all information for council tenants and leaseholders on our website.
Information about your rights and responsibilities as a tenant
Find out about the City of Portsmouth Sports Council.
Find out about collections on offer at Portsmouth History Centre.
Useful information about computer facilities offered at libraries.
Information on the permits required for gaming and gaming machines in clubs.
Licensing information about the application process and regulation of club premises certificates.
Information on Portsmouth City Council car parks including how to pay for parking.
Challenging a penalty charge notice.
Useful Information on using child car seats
On this page you will find out what we are doing to make the city cleaner, greener and safer.
This page tells you who can use a companion pass, and how to get in touch with us to request one.
Information on how to keep your bike safe.
Information on safe cycling in Portsmouth including bike maintenance, and information on the inclusive Wheels for All project.
Ideas and tips to improve the relationship between cyclists and other road traffic users.
Information about naming, citizenship and vow renewal services available at Portsmouth register office.
A list of venues and locations in Portsmouth licensed for civil ceremonies.
A list of current childcare job vacancies in Portsmouth.
Find out more about the courses on offer at the Learning Place.
Portsmouth civic offices address, opening times and disabled access information.
Opening times and contact details for key council teams, services and area housing offices.
Information about community right to buy, and the council's community asset transfer policy.
Information on the council constitution, which sets out how we operate, as well as ensure we're transparent and accountable.
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.
Our corporate retention schedule tells you how long we keep the records we work with, what we do with them at the end of that time, and the reasons why we do those things.
Matters the Council are considering over the coming months.
Details about the ways we help create and support sustainable homes and communities, including our greener homes strategy.
Information about your local councillors and MPs.
Figures associated with the geographical area of Portsmouth, and the sea areas in Portsmouth and Langstone harbours.
How to make a complaint about a councillor, including the councillors' code of conduct.
What to do if you want to compliment or complain about the council or one of its services, or simply leave us a comment.
Information on the council and councillors, council meetings, our policies and strategies, voting and elections, job opportunities and more.
This page gives you the latest information about Portsmouth City Council services affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
As care and nursing homes are a vital part of the frontline response to coronavirus, we need to continue to care for people with symptoms safely.
The Independence and Wellbeing team in Portsmouth runs a number of cookery groups for residents. Watch video tutorials on how to cook some tasty recipes.
Information about Council Tax during the coronavirus pandemic. Let us know how your situation has been affected and how you would like us to help you.
Details of the traffic regulation order for Cambridge Road (TTRO 23), including the reason, duration and location of the order.
Details of the traffic regulation order for Canal Walk (TTRO 08), including the reason, duration and location of the order.
Information about how council services are affected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, including Council Tax, recycling and rubbish collections and more.
Information about carers support groups in Portsmouth.
Details of Members Pay and Allowances paid in 2019/2020
Portsmouth City Council Privacy Notice about COVID-19 Test and Trace Data
View the latest updates on which services are operating during the coronavirus outbreak, including updated information for key council services.
Information about the Street Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Partnership Strategy 2018 – 2020 for Portsmouth.
A list of cabinet portfolio responsibilities.
Information about Christmas Support Payment for Wet-Led pubs and how to apply.
Following extensive trials, we have safe and effective vaccines for COVID-19 available. Getting vaccinated will protect people and save thousands of lives.
Portsmouth City Council Budget Consultation Report 2021-2022 - Council Tax.
NHS Test and Trace is making rapid turnaround testing – also known as lateral flow antigen testing – available alongside standard lab-based PCR tests.
We are now offering asymptomatic community testing. This is for critical workers who can't work from home and have contact with other people during work.
Admission policy for Community Infant Schools 2022-23.
Admission Policy 2022-23 for Community Junior Schools in Portsmouth.
A guide to Council Tax for 2021/22
Find the results for your ward for the Local Elections 2021.