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Retail sector

Information on developments and support for the retail sector in Portsmouth.

Relocate and invest

Key information about Portsmouth's local economy, and the benefits of investing in the Great Waterfront City.

Relocating to Portsmouth

Information about services and support for relocating your business to Portsmouth.

Rules and regulations

Rules and regulations related to running businesses in Portsmouth. This is not a full list of all business laws, rules and regulations.

Running a business

On this page you can find links to information about running a business, including business rates information, advice and support for starting and growing your business, and other useful guidance.

Redundancy support

Support for employees and employers with redundancy issues.

Reducing crime through design

Information on planning documents supporting community safety in new developments.

Regeneration

On this page you will find links to all our pages about regeneration in Portsmouth.

Rats

Our pest control team can help you deal with rats. Find out what we can do, and other useful tips for dealing with a rat infestation.

Residential care for children

Details on Residential care provided by Portsmouth City Council

Respite care for children

Information about shared care, frequently asked questions about about respite care and information on how to offer care.

Relationship, sex and health education

Children and young people need to know how to be safe and healthy.

Respecting each other

Everyone deserves to have fun on a night out. The easiest way to achieve this is to be respectful of others and think about how your actions and behaviour might affect them.

Rent a garage or parking space

How to rent a council garage or parking space.

Renting out a room help for tenants and leaseholders

Advice and guidance to renting out a room in your council property.

Resident engagement

Council tenants voice to tailor housing services to their needs

Retaliatory evictions

Information on support for tenants who maybe subject to a retaliatory eviction from their landlord.

Reading groups in Portsmouth

A list of reading groups in Portsmouth.

Renewing items

Information about your library card and renewing or returning Items.

Requesting items

If you can't find what you're looking for when you visit the library, or what you want is in another Portsmouth library, then we will try and get it for you.

Resources on family, local and naval history

Resources available at Portsmouth History Centre.

Rebalancing the licensing act - government response

Details about Rebalancing the Licensing Act - Government Response to Consultation.

Review of premises licences and club premises certificates

Guidance and information on how to apply for a review of a premises licence, and what the process involves.

Resident parking permits

Information on the residents parking scheme, including how to get a permit.

Resident parking zones

Information on resident parking zones in Portsmouth - including the current parking zones survey.

Roads

On this page you will find links to information about roads in Portsmouth.

Road and traffic regulation changes

Find out about traffic regulation orders and stopping up orders around the city.

Road safety for children to and from school

Information on school road safety, driving or walking to school.

Road safety in Portsmouth

Information on how the council aims to achieve a safer road network for the people of Portsmouth.

Road safety working with schools

How we work with schools to improve the safety of school journeys, including the JRSO scheme.

Roadworks and closures

Details of all current or planned roadworks in the city of Portsmouth for 2020

Recycling and rubbish

Recycling and rubbish in Portsmouth - find collection dates, report missed collections, find out what you can recycle and all other recycling and rubbish enquiries for Portsmouth residents.

Recycling

Guidance and advice on recycling and collection services.

Recycling and rubbish updates

Get the latest news, updates and tips on recycling and rubbish – delivered straight to your inbox.

Roads in food waste trial

Find out if your road is in the food waste trial

Rubbish

Guidance and advice on rubbish and collection services.

Register office

Portsmouth register office carries out all registration and citizenship services for Portsmouth, including marriages and civil partnerships, officiating at approved Portsmouth venues. birth registrations and changing birth certificate details.

Registering a birth

Information on registering a birth with the Portsmouth Register Office.

Registering a death

Information on registering a death with the Portsmouth Register Office.

Registering a stillborn child

Information on registering a stillbirth with the Portsmouth Register Office.

Registrars consultation

Every year we ask our customers to tell us about their experience with Portsmouth Registration Service and how they rate our service.

Report

On this page you can report various matters. For example, tell us if you've moved house, or report a problem such as street lighting failure.

Review your school application

You can review your starting school, transferring to junior and transferring to secondary applications online

Re use of public sector information regulations

This gives you information on the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2005.

Review of polling districts and polling places

The council will be completing a full review of polling districts and polling places.

Recycling and rubbish mythbusters

Knowing what to recycle or not can be confusing. We hope to dispel myths and give answers to these common questions to help you carry on recycling.

Reasonable adjustments policy statement

Portsmouth City Council is committed to making sure the way we work does not place people with disabilities at a disadvantage when accessing services.

Recycling and rubbish - coronavirus information

This page gives you information about Portsmouth's recycling and rubbish services during the coronavirus outbreak.

Returning to work after furlough

Our Employment Learning and Skills team can help both employers and employees as people start to plan their return to work after being furloughed.

Repeat testing of positive residents - FAQs for care homes

There have been a number of queries relating to Portsmouth care home resident testing before transfer onto another placement.

Register office - coronavirus information

On this page you will find updates about changes being made to Portsmouth's register office processes during coronavirus.

Register of personal licence holders

Register of current premises licences

Relief on small businesses

Raglan Street (102/2020)

Remembrance 2020 in Portsmouth