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Use this page to check if you are entitled to Pension Credit or Housing Benefit, before the rules change on 15 May.
This page gives you advice about how to prepare for the introduction of Universal Credit.
A list of signage products and services offered by Portsmouth Craft and Manufacturing Industry (PCMI)
Popular activities and quick links to information about working with the council, contract opportunities and payments.
Information on purchasing cards which streamlines the purchasing process for the council and its suppliers.
An introduction to the Partnership for Urban South Hampshire (PUSH) and its work to map out the future of the region.
Guidance for organisations interested in promoting Portsmouth using the 'great waterfront city' branding.
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.
Business data and statistics about Portsmouth.
How businesses can contribute to reducing crime in Portsmouth.
Information on how organisations can apply for a small grant through the Portsmouth Lottery fund.
Trading standards, legislation and tips for checking children's toys conform to legislation
A list and map of all toilets available for public use across the city.
On this page you will find links to all pages with information about planning applications.
Information for appealing against refused planning permission.
Information on planning application fees and the decisions process.
How to monitor the progress or make comments on a planning application online.
Information on how 2011 changes in the law affects landlord of houses in multiple occupation.
Details of our service advising on planning permission matters.
On this page you will find links to all planning policy information available on our website.
Information on the planning obligations developers must adhere to.
Information on conservation areas and listed buildings in Portsmouth.
How the council enforces breaches of planning regulations.
Details of the plan for Portsmouth, some of which has been replaced by the Portsmouth Plan.
Supporting documentation and explanation around the revised guidance
Information on how the council regulates noise and air pollution, and how to report it.
Portsmouth City Council's commitments to building resilience to climate change are described in the policy on this page.
The Portsmouth Sustainability Action Group is chaired by Portsmouth City Council.
property marking system to improve security in the home or workplace
Our pest control team provides an effective pest control service for residents and businesses in Portsmouth at competitive prices. If you have a pest problem, get in touch straight away.
As part of the response to the climate emergency Portsmouth City Council has supported the development of the new cross-agency Portsmouth Climate Action Board.
Our pest control team can treat pigeon nests on the balconies of council tenants. Find out what we can do, and other useful tips for dealing with pigeons.
This assessment is a high level screening exercise, to collect information on past, historic and future potential floods.
Information on the different options available if you are asked to pay for some or all of the social care services you receive.
Supporting all adults with a learning disability in Portsmouth to lead independent, fulfilled and active lives
Information on the support available to carers from Portsmouth Carers Centre
Information on what the council's Wellbeing Service can offer.
Information about the process for purchasing small areas of land in Portsmouth
On this page you will find links to information for private tenants.
This page gives you information about what to do in the event of a power cut.
On this page you will find links to all the information about parks in Portsmouth on our website, including adventure playgrounds
Information on the council's approach to parks and open spaces around the city.
Information about parks, gardens and open spaces in Portsmouth.
An introduction to the history and wildlife of Portsdown Hill.
How to apply to hold an event in Portsmouth.
Find out about playgrounds, activity areas and skate parks available in Portsmouth.
Find out about how to get a Portsmouth leisure card.
Information about Portsmouth's Tree charter.
Information about Portsmouth History Centre and Records Office.
How to apply for a personal licence, and information about how personal licences are regulated.
Information about applications and regulation of premises licences.
How to obtain a premises licence for a gambling venue.
Information for operators regarding the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act.
Information on Preventing Underage Sales staff training.
How to apply for a private hire driver's licence.
How to apply for a private hire operator's licence.
Here you will find a general guide to the legal requirements, technical specifications, policies and requirements to obtain a private hire vehicle licence.
Top tasks and information for parking, travel and roads in Portsmouth.
On this page you will find links to all of the information about parking on our website. Apply for a permit, report a parking issue or find car parks.
Information on paying for or appealing a Penalty Charge Notice.
Overview of Portsmouth City Council parking services
Information on parking restrictions including how to get them introduced or changed.
Summary of responses from questionnaires sent to residents
Information on how to reserve a parking space on the road for a specific use, such as building works.
Information on our new walking to school pilot scheme.
Information on public rights of way including maps and Rights of Way orders.
Information and links on the range of public transport in Portsmouth.
Information on Portsmouth cemeteries, memorials, visiting, Books of Remembrance and more.
The Services Network is the system used to book training courses and workshops, request support visits, and access both free and package-only support services.
Portsmouth Aspirations Week was held from 20 – 24 January 2020 and was a chance for children to start thinking about what they might want to be in future
Information about the employment strengths, skills and qualifications in Portsmouth
Information about Portsmouth educational psychology service.
Information about opportunities and support for Portsmouth musicians.
Information about the council's main policies and strategies, our partnerships and how we work.
This is about the Freedom of Information policy provided by Portsmouth city council.
Information on monthly payments made to our suppliers.
This is about the councils publication scheme which helps you find information available online. The page gives information on councillors , how to vote also about the council properties.
This gives details of the political composition of Portsmouth City Council from 1990.
Funding available to strengthen ties between the Armed Forces and their community.
History of Portsmouth's famous coat of arms and our city motto 'Heaven's light our guide'.
You'll be able to complete a one-time registration for our e-petition scheme. Once registered, you'll be able to sign current petitions. You can also view past petitions, find out how to set up and submit your own, and receive updates.
Portsmouth is a UK Border Control Post. Our Port Health Authority team is responsible for food safety and the control of infectious diseases at Portsmouth Port.
Book an appointment for the Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) in Portsmouth, and view more details about how it's operating during coronavirus.
The latest information about how parking in Portsmouth has been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, including parking zones and seafront parking.
Information about how parks and open spaces in Portsmouth have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, including adventure playgrounds and outdoor gyms.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic we have made some temporary changes to our planning processes. Please read the latest position statement here.
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.
We’re making materials available to help adult social care providers take the steps needed to ensure the safety of those we care for, the public and staff.
You should speak with your parents as much as possible to understand their thoughts. If you are stuck at all please do contact the Early Years Team
Portsmouth City Council (PCC) contractors are advised to refer to national guidance when operating in your roles and for up-to-date information.
This new process has been introduced in 2020. It makes it cheaper for businesses to secure a licence to place furniture on the highway.
This notice provides details of how Portsmouth City Council Public Health collects and uses information about COVID-19 Testing data.
Details of the traffic regulation order for Park Road (TTRO 93), including the reason, duration and location of the order.
The Government is collecting information across England on people who are extremely vulnerable in relation to the COVID-19 virus.
Minutes from the Portsmouth Climate Action Board meeting held on 10 June 2020.
On this page you will find answers to frequently asked questions about planning applications, including whether your proposal needs planning permission.
If we take your photo, this page gives you information about how we process the photographs and personal data collected at the same time.
This privacy notice tells you about how Portsmouth Safeguarding Children Board (PSCB) collects and uses personal information.
This notice provides details of how Portsmouth City Council collects and uses information about births.
Information for private tenants on how to report a repair.
Admissions Policy 2022-23 for Community Primary Schools and Voluntary Controlled Schools in Portsmouth.
This page contains the Pay Policy Statement 2021-22 for Portsmouth City Council.