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Pay your Council Tax, find your bin collection dates, renew your parking permit or find out how to contact us on the Portsmouth City Council website.
Links to all of our forms and information about housing benefits.
Links to advice and support for managing your finances.
Information about how to appeal against a housing benefit claim.
Information on housing benefit for carers.
Answers to the most popular Housing Benefit questions from landlords.
How housing benefit is affected if you are away from your accommodation.
Answers to the most popular Housing Benefit questions.
Information about how Council Tax is calculated
This page gives you information about the different ways of paying your Council Tax.
Advice on building regulations covering various aspects of construction for different types of building.
We have prepared a minerals and waste plan in partnership with Hampshire County Council, Southampton City Council and the New Forest and South Downs National Park Authorities.
Information and guidance for developers regarding housing standards.
Advice, help and support for those affected by hate crime.
The information on this page aims to give advice on how to reduce mite numbers in the home.
How our environmental health team investigates accidents and complaints, and promotes health and safety in the workplace.
Learn how to access our health and care services.
This page tells you about the support available for those who have issues with their hearing or vision.
On this page you can find different ways to support your health, fitness, diet and wellbeing.
Introduction to Healthwatch - a the new consumer champion for health and social care in England.
Lots of online resources and recipes to help you choose and prepare healthy, tasty food.
Advice and tips on enjoying the hot weather.
Popular activities and quick links to information about the housing waiting list, shared houses and repairs.
Information from engagement with people at Horatia and Leamington House.
House Talk is the magazine made exclusively for Portsmouth City Council tenants and leaseholders. The Spring 2023 issue is out now!
We are building more than 200 brand new high quality, energy efficient homes to ease housing waiting lists and generate rental income.
Information for landlords about the building and maintenance housing standards required for rented accommodation.
Mandatory licensing information and expected standards advice for tenants, owners and landlords of properties in multiple occupation (HMOs).
This page gives you specific advice for if you are a care leaver, and are homeless or worried about becoming homeless.
This page gives specific advice for former members of the armed forces who are homeless, or worried about becoming homeless.
This page has specific advice for people who have experienced domestic abuse and are homeless, or worried about becoming homeless.
This page gives specific advice for people who have recently left prison and are homeless, or worried about becoming homeless.
How council homes are allocated and how to apply to join the housing waiting list.
Information on the Home Energy Conservation Act (HECA) which requires us to prepare a report on our energy conservation measures.
A service to keep your home safe, and a handyperson service for odd jobs around the home in Portsmouth, Gosport and surrounding areas. A service that offers advice, home safety and security checks and small maintenance works to those in the PO1 to PO6 post code areas
Hilsea Lines is a popular attraction for both residents and visitors – a green corridor separating Portsea Island from the mainland.
How to obtain a permit for charitable house to house collections.
Information on applying for a Hackney cab driver's licence.
Useful information about how to obtain a Hackney carriage vehicle licence.
Information on Portsmouth City Council's highways management services.
Guidance and advice on healthcare waste collections around the city of Portsmouth.
Guidance and advice on how to put your bin out for collection.
Listings and details of noteworthy graves.
Quick links to information about different types of funding to help with childcare costs
A Health and Wellbeing strategy identifies priorities for local populations and the approaches that will be taken to make improvements.
Information on registering to vote at home or overseas.
This information is for children, young people and adults who have a complaint to make about children and families social care.
Find out more on this page about our £200m+ home building programme which is creating thousands of high quality, energy efficient, affordable, social and market homes.
The database includes HMO properties, the planning status of properties, and whether or not the property benefits from a license.
If you are struggling with the cost of food, or would like a hot meal, there are services in Portsmouth that are here to help.
This page outlines what information is collected by our housing services, why they collect it, how it's used and kept secure, and more.
Information about the HB (Coniston Avenue) parking zone, including a map of roads included and details of the restrictions.
Information about the HA (Baffins Road) parking zone, including a map of roads included and details of the restrictions.
Money problems? Struggling to afford household essentials, like furniture or food? Use this directory to look for services that could help in Portsmouth.
A guidance from Portsmouth City Council, which explains the process of how to view and comment on planning applications.
This page shows a household planning permission checklist for works to or extension of a dwelling or construction of an outbuilding for purposes ancillary to the dwelling.
Housing allocation scheme nomination criteria Appendix 2 Pre-agreed quota of nominations for vulnerable client groups
Housing allocation scheme banding scheme Last revised January 2019
Information about health and safety standards for housing properties that provide a safe and healthy environment for the occupants and any visitors.
Portsmouth City Council has a dedicated business team to offer wider support to help get your business started, grow and develop.
This page contains a price list for cycling and high visibility products available to purchase from Civic Offices.
This statement has been prepared in accordance with Regulation 11(2) of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 - (As amended). It gives notice that Portsmouth City Council formally adopted the Houses in Multiple Occupation Supplementary Planning Document (SPD)- revised October 2019 on 29th November 2019.
The Housing Standards Review helps to rationalise the locally derived standards which are applied to new housing developments.
The HDT assesses the number of homes built in the City over the previous 3 years and compares these against national housing requirements.
Information about working in home care, helping people in the community who need a bit of support to stay independent in their home.
Updates on the government's household support fund given to local councils to support the most vulnerable residents in Portsmouth with essential daily costs like buying food and energy bills.
Find information on ways to improve your health and well-being, where to find the right support if you are finding it hard to cope and more.
If you’re having suicidal thoughts, try to ask someone for help. It’s important for you to know that help is available and that you’re not alone
Our housing support page brings together information that could help if you are worried about rising household costs.
The fee structure is based on the number of occupants regardless of property type (i.e. shared houses, bedsit-type shared houses or bedsits).
It's really important to check you're getting all the benefits you're entitled to, including Pension Credit.
Being homeless or at risk of homelessness whether you are 16 or 17 is something that we take very seriously. Help and guidance is on hand.
We're redeveloping Hilsea Lido as part of a project in the north of the city to encourage residents and visitors to visit the area.
We're developing the Hilsea Lines area in the north of the city to encourage residents and visitors to visit the area, and to enhance the walking and cycling routes around the city.
This page provides guidance on home improvements that can reduce your energy usage and bills, and save you a lot of money in the long run.
Cost of living advice to help with essential costs, food and energy bills, travel and other household spending.
Help with family matters during the cost of living crisis, including support for parents, grandparents and care-givers.
Help with money matters during the cost of living crisis, including debt advice, checking you have the right benefits, and further support.
Being appointed as an honorary alderman/alderwoman is the highest award that can be given to a former councillor for exceptional service.
On this page you will find information about the standards that apply to houses in multiple occupancy (HMOs).
On this page you will find information about the housing offices in Portsmouth, including locations and contact details.
This page shows current Hackney Carriage licence fees 23/24