A list of related topics

Insurance policy details

Published: 18 August 2014

Information for solicitors about the council's insurance policy details.

Eastney Beach SPD

Published: 08 October 2014

Information on the current Eastney Beach draft Supplementary Planning Document (SPD)

Community asset transfer policy

Published: 23 January 2014

Information about community right to buy, and the council's community asset transfer policy.

Club premises certificates

Published: 16 January 2014

Licensing information about the application process and regulation of club premises certificates.

Licensing policy statement and our pledges

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on the council's approach to licensing services.

Environmental Information Regulations

Published: 23 January 2014

Where a request for Environmental information it should be dealt with under Environmental Information Regulations (EIR) - not Freedom of Information (FoI).

Portsmouth City Council's FoI Policy

Published: 23 January 2014

This is about the Freedon of Information policy provided by Portsmouth city council.

Exemptions summary for Freedom of Information

Published: 23 January 2014

If people request information under the Freedom of Information (FOI) there are a number of exemptions that permit public authorities to withhold some or all of the information requested

Eastney beach - flora and fauna

Published: 16 January 2014

Find out about nationally rare species of plants on Eastney Beach.

Out of School Clubs

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about the range of out of school clubs available for children.

Achieving Employment and Skills Plans

Published: 23 January 2014

Information on our strategy to increase training and job opportunities locally.

Housing standards SPD

Published: 23 January 2014

Information and guidance for developers regarding housing standards.

City Centre Masterplan

Published: 23 January 2014

Information on the city centre masterplan, setting out regeneration of key areas in Portsmouth.

Developing Contaminated Land

Published: 16 January 2014

Guidance regarding the development of contaminated land.

Sustainable design and construction

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about Sustainable Design and Construction.

Preventing Underage Sales staff training

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on Preventing Underage Sales staff training.

Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011

Published: 16 January 2014

Information for operators regarding the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act.

Unlicensed Family Entertainment Centre Permits

Published: 23 January 2014

How to apply for Unlicensed Family Entertainment Centre Permits.

Club gaming and club machine permits

Published: 23 January 2014

Information on the permits required for gaming and gaming machines in clubs.

Licensed Premises Gaming Machines Permits

Published: 23 January 2014

Information on gaming machine permits for licensed premises for category C or D machines.

Gambling Act 2005 - transitional arrangements

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on continuation and grandfather rights regarding licences and permits under the Gambling Act.

Gambling Act 2005 - permits

Published: 23 January 2014

Information about the regulations and application process for permits under the Gambling Act 2005.

CIL examination

Published: 16 January 2014

Information regarding the Community Infrastructure Levy charging schedule.

Tall Buildings

Published: 16 January 2014

Information and documentation for developers designing tall buildings in Portsmouth.

Planning - agreements and obligations

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on the planning obligations developers must adhere to.

Changes to Planning Procedures in relation to demolition

Published: 23 January 2014

Updated information if you are seeking approval for the demolition of a building.

Submitting a full plans application

Published: 23 January 2014

Help on how to submit a building control full plans application.

How did we do today?

Published: 21 November 2016

Information on our new customer experience feedback scheme.

Visit Portsmouth

Published: 13 May 2014

Visit our designated tourism website for events and things to do in and around Portsmouth.

Food and weight - children & young people

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on supplying a varied diet to help your child grow and develop.

Portsmouth's key statistics

Published: 16 January 2014

Business data and statistics about Portsmouth.

International Trade

Published: 16 January 2014

Available sources of support for expanding your business beyond the UK.

Aerospace sector

Published: 16 January 2014

Useful information about the aerospace sector in Portsmouth.

Community equipment services - information for professionals

Published: 16 January 2014

Information for professionals on community equipment services.

Residential care for children

Published: 16 January 2014

Details on Residential care provided by Portsmouth City Council

Portsmouth City Local Plan (adopted 2006)

Published: 16 January 2014

Details of the plan for Portsmouth, some of which has been replaced by the Portsmouth Plan.

Area Action Plans

Published: 16 January 2014

Information regarding major regeneration of specific growth areas.

Hampshire minerals and waste plan

Published: 16 January 2014

The minerals and waste plan for sustainable development in Hampshire.

Redevelopment of Fratton Park

Published: 16 January 2014

Documents and update information about plans to redevelop the Portsmouth Football Club stadium.

Hotwalls studios

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on plans to convert the currently vacant arches in old Portsmouth into artist studio spaces.

Central Cosham improvements

Published: 16 January 2014

The latest on the Cosham High Street improvement works.

Business Growth & Skills plan

Published: 16 January 2014

Introduction to the strategy for business growth and workforce improvement.

Children in entertainment

Published: 16 January 2014

Guidance on the issues and requirements regarding children participating in entertainment.

Children in employment

Published: 16 January 2014

Guidance on the issues and requirements regarding children in work.

Community right to challenge

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on the right to challenge, which makes it easier for voluntary, community or council staff groups to bid to run council services.

Shaping the Future of Portsmouth

Published: 16 January 2014

An introduction to Shaping the Future of Portsmouth - a strategy for economic growth and prosperity which has inspired the formation of a broad coalition of businesses to help shape the city.

Government support for SMEs

Published: 16 January 2014

The types of support the government offers small to medium businesses.

Sustainable and responsible procurement

Published: 16 January 2014

How the council ensures procuring goods and services has minimal environmental impact.

Corporate social responsibility

Published: 16 January 2014

Information for businesses regarding their social and environmental obligations.

Local economy

Published: 23 January 2014

Information about the Portsmouth's local economy and industries.

Portsmouth Business Crime Reduction Partnership

Published: 23 January 2014

How businesses can contribute to reducing crime in Portsmouth.

Late night economy

Published: 23 January 2014

Information for businesses about Portsmouth's late night industries.

Small & medium enterprises - concordat

Published: 23 January 2014

Information on the council's commitment to small and medium enterprises.

Portsmouth shopping study

Published: 23 January 2014

Information for retailers from the most recent shopping studies for Portsmouth.

Partnership for Urban South Hampshire (PUSH)

Published: 23 January 2014

An introduction to the Partnership for Urban South Hampshire (PUSH) and its work to map out the future of the region.

Travel - general information

Published: 22 April 2014

The travel section includes information to help plan your journeys whether train, bus, foot or hovercraft.

Literary events for schools

Published: 16 January 2014

Details of literary events for schools run by the council's school library service.

Parks and Open Spaces Strategy

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on the council's approach to parks and open spaces around the city.

Milton Common and Tamworth Field

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about Milton Common and Tamworth Field.

BMX and skate facilities

Published: 16 January 2014

A list of BMX and skate facilities in the city.

Fort Cumberland open space

Published: 16 January 2014

Find out about Fort Cumberland open space and what it has to offer.

Hilsea Lines

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about Hilsea lines.

Intellectual Property Office

Published: 23 January 2014

Learn more about intellectual property and how to protect your IP rights.

Using council logo and branding

Published: 23 January 2014

Information on using the council's clear, recognisable visual identity.

Sustainability in Portsmouth

Published: 16 January 2014

How Portsmouth City Council has an important role to play in helping to deliver a more sustainable city.

Climate change - Portsmouth's priorities

Published: 16 January 2014

How Portsmouth City Council is working with public and private businesses, voluntary organisations and residents, to raise awareness of climate change issues,

Product safety

Published: 16 January 2014

Trading standards, legislation and tips for checking children's toys conform to legislation

Council carbon footprint reduction reports

Published: 16 January 2014

information on the council's commitment to tackling climate change.

Gambling Act 2005 - provisional statements

Published: 23 January 2014

Information for obtaining a provisional statement before buying or leasing property or land.

Premises licences at a gambling venue

Published: 23 January 2014

How to obtain a premises licence for a gambling venue.

Health and safety

Published: 23 January 2014

How our environmental health team investigates accidents and complaints, and promotes health and safety in the workplace.

Portsmouth's preparations for climate change

Published: 16 January 2014

Portsmouth City Council's commitments to building resilience to climate change are described in the policy on this page.

UTC Portsmouth

Published: 10 March 2015

Information on Portsmouth's upcoming University Technical College.

Student halls of residence - supplementary planning document

Published: 20 June 2014

Information on the student halls of residence supplementary planning document.

Portsmouth: the great waterfront city

Published: 17 April 2014

Guidance for organisations interested in promoting Portsmouth using the 'great waterfront city' branding.

Portsmouth Compact

Published: 25 March 2015

Information on the principles guiding the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector.

Media centre

Published: 23 January 2014

Information about Portsmouth City Council's media centre and press office opening times, contact number and email.

My City WiFi sites

Published: 14 July 2015

A list of every site around Portsmouth offering a free My City WiFi online connection.

Report a missed waste collection

Published: 29 October 2014

Report a missed bin collection to us using this online form.

Portsmouth's free adventure playgrounds get set to celebrate a summer of play

Published: 18 July 2017

Summer activities and festivals at adventure playgrounds

Gambling Act 2005

Published: 16 January 2014

Licensing information surrounding the Gambling Act and how it is regulated.

Regeneration of The Hard

Published: 23 January 2014

Information on the planned regeneration of The Hard, including a proposed £7m new transport interchange.

Lord Mayor

Published: 20 February 2014

Information about the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth, including how to request an official visit from the Lord Mayor.

Contract opportunities with us

Published: 23 January 2014

Information and advice below on the council's procurement process.

Report an abandoned vehicle

Published: 27 September 2016

Quickly and easily report an abandoned vehicle online.

Statement of licensing principles

Published: 16 January 2014

Details of the statement of licensing principles.

Dunsbury Park

Published: 23 January 2014

Information on the development of business facilities at Dunsbury Park.

Developing Portsmouth

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on the development of areas across the city.

Library resources in other languages

Published: 16 January 2014

Library resources available in other languages.

Short breaks for disabled children and young people

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on Short Break opportunities available for disabled children and young people.

FoI fees and disbursements

Published: 23 January 2014

The page is about Freedon of information, data protection, Environmental Information Regulations fees and other legislation where fees are applied

Information and reference services

Published: 16 January 2014

Find out about information and reference services available.

Property Marking - SmartWater

Published: 23 January 2014

property marking system to improve security in the home or workplace

Sub contractor and supplier opportunities

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on how businesses can enter the supply chain as sub-contractors or suppliers.

Conference & meeting room venues

Published: 23 January 2014

Advice on where you can hold conferences, meetings and corporate events in Portsmouth.

Portsmouth Sustainability Action Group

Published: 16 January 2014

The Portsmouth Sustainability Action Group is chaired by Portsmouth City Council.

Twinning

Published: 23 January 2014

Information about Portsmouth's twin city links with Caen and Duisburg, sister city links with Haifa, Maizuru, Portsmouth (Virginia), and Sydney, and friendship links with Lakewood (Colorado), Portsmouth (New Hampshire), and Zha Lai Te Qi in China.

Bye-laws - Child Employment

Published: 16 January 2014

Guidance on the legislation and bye-laws regarding children in work.

Licensing Act 2003 - statement of licensing policy

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on the council's licensing policy.

Freedom of Information advice for contractors

Published: 27 February 2015

How Freedom of Information (FoI) applies to some private companies that perform public functions.

Sports centres in Portsmouth

Published: 20 February 2014

Locations and facilities for sports centres in Portsmouth.

Building control - starting work & site inspections

Published: 23 January 2014

Information regarding site inspections prior to building work commencement.

Submitting a building notice application

Published: 23 January 2014

Information about building notice applications, which are used for smaller alterations to properties.

How climate change affects Portsmouth

Published: 16 January 2014

How Portsmouth City Council is committed to tackling the problem both by reducing our carbon emissions and by building resilience to climate change.

Licensing committee

Published: 16 January 2014

Useful information on the licensing committee, and it's officers and responsibilities.

Personal licences

Published: 16 January 2014

How to apply for a personal licence, and information about how personal licences are regulated.

Road and traffic regulation changes

Published: 16 January 2014

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

Road safety for children to and from school

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on school road safety, driving or walking to school

Care Act

Published: 24 February 2015

Information about changes to Adult Social Care services due to the Care Act.

Beware of lurking trolls!

Published: 16 January 2014

Important information about keeping children safe online.

Building control services

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on how the building control service regulations ensures work is completed within building regulations.

The Tattooing hygiene rating scheme

Published: 26 January 2015

Information on the tattooing hygiene rating scheme.

Healthy recipes and resources

Published: 16 January 2014

Lots of online resources and recipes to help you choose and prepare healthy, tasty food.

People and skills

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about the employment strengths, skills and qualifications in Portsmouth

Solent Recreation Mitigation Strategy

Published: 08 December 2014

Information about the Solent Recreation Mitigation Partnership and its strategy for house building in the Solent region.

Golf in Portsmouth

Published: 20 February 2014

Useful information about golf facilities available in the city.

Child car seats

Published: 16 January 2014

Useful Information on using child car seats

Road safety - working with schools

Published: 16 January 2014

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

Statement of Community Involvement

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about our statement of community involvement, including your views on the draft statement.

Licensing premises for Marriages and Civil Partnerships

Published: 20 May 2015

Information on how to apply to become a licensed premises for weddings or civil ceremonies.

Street collection regulations

Published: 16 January 2014

Details of regulations made by Portsmouth City Council with regard to street collections.

Fees and Charging Policy - amended March 2010

Published: 23 January 2014

This is about the fees that could be applicable when requesting information under the Freedom of information Act and the Environmental information regulations

Disclaimer

Published: 21 February 2014

A description of the disclaimer policy and also the privacy policy

Pollution control

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on how the council regulates noise and air pollution, and how to report it.

Traffic regulation orders 2016

Published: 22 December 2015

A listing of Information about this year's traffic regulation orders.

Parking - general information

Published: 16 January 2014

Overview of Portsmouth City Council parking services

Lists and registers

Published: 23 January 2014

This is about all the lists that the Council hold and public registers. The page shows the gifts and hospitality register that all council staff and councillors have to complete if they are given anything as a present.

Adult Social Care Assessment

Published: 08 August 2016

Information about how we assess your needs, and how to request an assessment.

Business continuity - in an emergency

Published: 16 January 2014

Emergency continuity advice for local businesses.

Secondary schools - information and catchment areas

Published: 16 January 2014

Information and catchment area maps for all of Portsmouth's secondary schools.

Housing benefit - landlord frequently asked questions

Published: 16 January 2014

Answers to the most popular Housing Benefit questions from landlords.

Local Development Framework - evidence base documents

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on evidence supporting the Local Development Framework.

Find contract opportunities using In-Tend

Published: 23 January 2014

A guide to In-Tend, the e-sourcing system used by the council to manage all tender opportunities.

Public toilets in Portsmouth

Published: 23 February 2017

A list and map of all toilets available for public use across the city.

Contaminated land

Published: 23 January 2014

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.

Baffins Pond and Tangier Field

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about Baffins Pond and Tangier Field.

Lottery registration

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about licensing requirements for lotteries, including how to register.

Street entertainment authorisations

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on the permits required by buskers in the city.

Planning - conservation

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on conservation areas and listed buildings in Portsmouth.

Family Information Service

Published: 16 January 2014

Information, advice and guidance for families and professionals working with families - or search our database for childcare and other services.

Council Tax - landlords' Frequently Asked Questions

Published: 16 January 2014

Information for landlords about who in your property pays council tax

Student Council Tax - Frequently Asked Questions

Published: 16 January 2014

Advice for students about paying Council Tax and what discounts may apply

Planning - application appeals

Published: 16 January 2014

Information for appealing against refused planning permission.

Review of premises licences/club premises certificates

Published: 16 January 2014

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

Council tax - changes you need to tell us

Published: 09 March 2015

Tell us about a changes in your circumstances.

Filming in Portsmouth

Published: 10 March 2014

Information about Portsmouth's locations and filming policy.

Special schools

Published: 16 January 2014

Useful information on special schools.

Blue plaques

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on English Heritage blue plaques in Portsmouth.

House to House Charitable Collections

Published: 16 January 2014

How to obtain a permit for charitable house to house collections.

Temporary event notices

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about Temporary Event Notices.

Planning - enforcement policy

Published: 16 January 2014

How the council enforces breaches of planning regulations.

City of Portsmouth Sports Council

Published: 18 March 2014

Find out about the City of Portsmouth Sports Council.

CIL - Community Infrastructure Levy

Published: 23 January 2014

Information regarding the Community Infrastructure Levy applied to developments in Portsmouth.

Graphic design services

Published: 16 January 2014

Find out what services the council's design team can offer your business.

Tree works and Tree Preservation Orders

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about tree preservation orders and trees in conservation areas.

General school information

Published: 16 January 2014

Help and information on schools for parents, teaching and support staff.

Libraries - what you can borrow or download

Published: 16 January 2014

A list of what you can borrow or download from libraries.

Business information in Central Library

Published: 16 January 2014

Find out about business information available at the Central Library.

Portsmouth Carers Centre

Published: 22 January 2015

Information on the support available to carers from Portsmouth Carers Centre

Registering a stillborn child

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on registering a stillbirth with the Portsmouth Register Office.

Food safety

Published: 23 January 2014

How our environmental health team enforces food safety and supports businesses to maintain satisfactory food standards.

Dental health

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on finding an NHS dentist in Portsmouth and how to take care of your teeth at home.

Computers, the Internet and IT Training

Published: 16 January 2014

Useful information about computer facilities offered at libraries.

Recruitment and Training support

Published: 23 January 2014

Information on education and training opportunities available in Portsmouth.

Procurement - access or search

Published: 20 February 2014

Popular activities and quick links to information about working with the council, contract opportunities and payments.

Noise pollution

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on our approach to nuisance noise.

Voting and elections - frequently asked questions

Published: 17 April 2015

Answers to the most popular questions around voting and elections.

Family support

Published: 15 June 2016

Information for parents about financial help available, working rights and more.

Assets of community value and community right to bid

Published: 23 January 2014

Information on the Community Right to Bid, which enables communities to 'stop the clock' on the sale of valued community assets.

Finding childcare

Published: 14 June 2016

Information on finding the right childcare for you and your children.

Training services for businesses

Published: 21 January 2016

Information on how our learning and development team could help your business.

Workplace health

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about the Work Health and Wellbeing Hallmark, developed by the council for local businesses

Support for children and families

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on our services to safeguard and support the welfare of children, young people and their families.

Respite care for children

Published: 16 January 2014

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

Carers information for professionals

Published: 22 January 2015

Information for professionals on referring and supporting carers

Carers - frequently asked questions

Published: 22 January 2015

Answers to commonly asked questions and myths surrounding caring

Sexual health

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on protecting against sexually transmitted infections and unplanned pregnancies.

NHS Health Checks

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on obtaining your free NHS Health Check.

Sustainable business

Published: 16 January 2014

A range of resources to help make your business more environmentally friendly.

Weight loss and weight management

Published: 16 January 2014

This page gives you links to weight management services in Portsmouth which help you lose or gain weight or with eating disorders.

Food, health & weight

Published: 16 January 2014

Links to pages which give help and guidance on living a healthy lifestyle.

Getting active

Published: 16 January 2014

Information to help Portsmouth residents become more active by encouraging more people to walk and onto bikes.

Immunisations and vaccinations

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on vaccinations and immunisations available.

Food & weight - babies & early years

Published: 16 January 2014

Support to help children adopt positive eating and activity behaviours.

Council Tax discounts and exemptions

Published: 16 January 2014

Details about who qualifies for council tax discounts and what those discounts are

Local Development Scheme

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on the Local Development Scheme.

Premises licences

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about applications and regulation of premises licences.

Air quality and pollution SPD

Published: 28 May 2014

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

Portsmouth leisure card

Published: 16 January 2014

Find out about how to get a Portsmouth leisure card.

Retail sector

Published: 23 January 2014

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

Rebalancing the Licensing Act - Government Response to Consultation

Published: 16 January 2014

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

Portsmouth City Council Suppliers - Working with us, purchase orders and invoices

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on purchasing cards which streamlines the purchasing process for the council and its suppliers.

The Portsmouth Plan (adopted 2012)

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about Portsmouth's plan for housing, employment, retail and infrastructure development.

Big Screen Portsmouth

Published: 16 January 2014

Find out about the Big Screen and how to advertise.

Advertise with Portsmouth City Council

Published: 16 January 2014

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

Authority monitoring reports

Published: 16 January 2014

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

Business rates

Published: 23 January 2014

Information on business rates, sometimes known as non-domestic rates.

Solent Special Protection Areas

Published: 18 March 2014

Information on the supplementary planning document to mitigate the impact of development around special protection areas.

Local authority searches and local land charges

Published: 16 January 2014

Information regarding local authority land searches as part of the conveyancing process.

Neighbourhood Plans

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on neighbourhood planning, enabling communities to make decisions on their areas.

Street trading consent

Published: 16 January 2014

Licensing requirements for those who trade in the street.

Amenities on the highway - permits

Published: 16 January 2014

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

Scrap metal dealers

Published: 23 January 2014

Information for Scrap Metal Dealers.

Licensing a sex establishment

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on the licences required for sex establishment premises.

Seafront masterplan

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about Portsmouth's 15-year seafront masterplan.

Street collection permits

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about Street Collection Permits and how to apply for one.

Hot weather - stay safe in the sun

Published: 30 June 2015

Advice and tips on enjoying the hot weather.

Cookie and privacy policy

Published: 20 January 2014

This gives information on the councils cookie policy.

PCMI sign manufacturing

Published: 16 January 2014

A list of signage products and services offered by Portsmouth Craft and Manufacturing Industry (PCMI)

Traffic regulation orders 2018

Published: 03 January 2018

A listing of Information about this year's traffic regulation orders.

Snow and ice on the roads

Published: 23 January 2014

This page explains how Portsmouth City Council and its road maintenance contractor, Colas, prepare for winter on the roads.

Safeguarding children for childcare professionals

Published: 16 January 2014

Information and resources to support early years and childcare providers in their policy and practice for safeguarding and child protection.

Public rights of way

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on public rights of way including maps and Rights of Way orders.

Healthwatch in Portsmouth

Published: 16 January 2014

Introduction to Healthwatch - a the new consumer champion for health and social care in England.

Road safety in Portsmouth

Published: 16 January 2014

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

Council Tax reminder, summons and court proceedings

Published: 16 January 2014

What we can do to help you manage your council tax payments

Libraries - online resources

Published: 16 January 2014

Find out about online resources available at Portsmouth libraries.

Libraries welcome children and young people

Published: 16 January 2014

Children of all ages are welcome in Portsmouth City Council libraries.

School Library Service

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on the school library service

Health, wellbeing and support services in libraries

Published: 16 January 2014

Find out about health, wellbeing and support services available at City Libraries.

Business premises

Published: 16 January 2014

Help to find a building, office or location for your business.

School meals

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about school meals and how to apply for free school meals.

Portsdown Hill

Published: 16 January 2014

An introduction to the history and wildlife of Portsdown Hill.

School attendance

Published: 16 January 2014

Guidance for parents and children on school attendance.

Freedom of information

Published: 20 January 2014

This describes the Freedom of information Act 2000, the Data protection act and personal information. This also lists the exception of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Traffic regulation orders 2017

Published: 22 December 2016

A listing of Information about this year's traffic regulation orders.

Special educational needs and disabilities

Published: 16 January 2014

Information for parents about special educational needs and support available.

Car parks

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on Portsmouth City Council car parks including how to pay for parking.

Starting a business

Published: 14 November 2014

Find out about the support offered by the council to new business startups.

Marine sector

Published: 16 January 2014

Background and information on Portsmouth's marine industry.

Creative industries

Published: 23 January 2014

An introduction to the creative industries in Portsmouth.

Relocating to Portsmouth

Published: 23 January 2014

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

Transport for businesses

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on Portsmouth's business transport links.

Industrial developments

Published: 23 January 2014

Information on the development of industrial sites across the city.

Cosham Shopping Centre

Published: 23 January 2014

Information and support for retail businesses in Cosham.

Student information

Published: 08 September 2014

Links for everything you need to know about council services for new and existing students.

If you are homeless, or worried about becoming homeless

Published: 16 January 2014

Information and advice if you are homeless or about to lose your home.

Beach and seafront

Published: 16 January 2014

Facilities available on and near Portsmouth seafront.

School term dates

Published: 16 January 2014

Portsmouth school term dates for current and upcoming school years.

Education Improvement

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about education improvement in the city.

Portsmouth educational psychology service

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about Portsmouth educational psychology service.

School governors

Published: 16 January 2014

Useful information about becoming a governor.

Learning and skills

Published: 16 January 2014

Find out more about the courses on offer at the Learning Place.

Emergency planning

Published: 17 March 2014

How the council plans for civil contingency in an emergency.

School - transport and travel

Published: 16 January 2014

Details about available transport to schools and colleges.

Council Tax Support Scheme

Published: 16 January 2014

Find out if you are eligible to apply for a Council Tax reduction.

Parking fines - Penalty Charge Notices

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on paying for or appealing a Penalty Charge Notice.

Libraries - What's on

Published: 16 January 2014

What's on at Portsmouth libraries

Council Tax - Frequently Asked Questions

Published: 16 January 2014

Answers to frequently asked questions about Council Tax

Tendering

Published: 23 January 2014

Information on the council's procurement and tendering process.

Working with us - an introduction

Published: 23 January 2014

Information about the council's approach to procuring goods and services, including how to find procurement opportunities.

Dog Control Orders

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about dog control orders

House Talk

Published: 16 January 2014

The latest House Talk magazines for council tenants and leaseholders.

Changes to permitted development rights for household extensions

Published: 23 January 2014

Information on temporary relaxations in planning procedures.

Submitting a planning application

Published: 16 January 2014

How to submit a planning application, including background information, guidance documents and forms.

Rent a garage or parking space

Published: 16 January 2014

How to rent a council garage or parking space.

Housing standards & health and safety

Published: 16 January 2014

Information for landlords about the building and maintenance standards required for rented accommodation.

Housing waiting list

Published: 16 January 2014

How council homes are allocated and how to apply to join the housing waiting list.

Fire safety information for the public

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about fire prevention in your home and what to do in an emergency

Home safety and handy person service

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about Home safety, a free service to keep your home safe, and the handy person service for odd jobs around the home.

Private Sector Housing - Financial Assistance Policy

Published: 23 January 2014

Information about the council's policy on providing financial help for residents and landlords to improve the condition of homes in the city.

Adoption

Published: 23 January 2014

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

Flood protection policies

Published: 23 January 2014

How Portsmouth City Council's overall aim is to reduce the risks to people and property from flooding including several assessments, listed on this page.

Help and advice on building regulations

Published: 16 January 2014

Advice on building regulations covering various aspects of construction for different types of building.

Age restricted sales

Published: 16 January 2014

Guidance for retailers to help enforce age-restricted products.

Register office

Published: 06 November 2017

Information on registrars services such as marriages and civil partnerships, and registering a birth or death.

Portsmouth's Armed Forces Covenant

Published: 16 January 2014

Funding available to strengthen ties between the Armed Forces and their community.

Rubbish

Published: 19 July 2016

Guidance and advice on rubbish and collection services.

Parks, gardens and open spaces

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about parks, gardens and open spaces in Portsmouth.

Regeneration strategy

Published: 23 January 2014

Find out more about the council's Shaping the future regeneration strategy and the business growth and skills plan, and see copies of the documents.

Term Times magazine

Published: 16 January 2014

Find out about Term Times magazine here.

Free swimming scheme

Published: 16 January 2014

Find out about free swimming for Portsmouth residents and whether you qualify.

Council makes bold move to improve private renting in Portsmouth

Published: 08 August 2019

Portsmouth City Council are taking an unusual approach to hear the views of councillors from across Portsmouth in order to improve private renting

Recycling

Published: 19 July 2016

Guidance and advice on recycling and collection services.

Street parking charges for cars and coaches

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on street parking charges, including different payment methods.

Swimming pools, splash pools and watersports

Published: 20 February 2014

Information about swimming facilities available in the city.

Tennis in Portsmouth

Published: 03 March 2014

Information about tennis facilities available in Portsmouth.

Waiting list and appeals for a school place

Published: 16 January 2014

Details about how to appeal for a school place.

School admissions

Published: 16 January 2014

Details of school admissions, policies and how to apply.

Mental wellbeing

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on services to help look after mental health.

Home Energy Conservation Act (HECA) report 2019

Published: 10 May 2015

Information on the Home Energy Conservation Act (HECA) which requires us to prepare a report on our energy conservation measures.

Hackney carriage driver's licence

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on applying for a Hackney cab driver's licence.

Hackney carriage vehicle licence

Published: 16 January 2014

Useful information about how to obtain a Hackney carriage vehicle licence.

Private hire driver's licence

Published: 16 January 2014

How to apply for a private hire driver's licence.

Private hire operator's licence

Published: 16 January 2014

How to apply for a private hire operator's licence.

Private hire vehicle licence

Published: 16 January 2014

Here you will find a general guide to the legal requirements, technical specifications, policies and requirements to obtain a private hire vehicle licence.

Fairtrade

Published: 16 January 2014

Details on how Portsmouth has achieved recognition as a Fairtrade City.

Benefits and entitlements

Published: 18 February 2019

Financial help for families

Being a parent

Published: 15 June 2016

Information on the support available to you before and after your child arrives.

Keeping children safe

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on what to do if you suspect child abuse, neglect or harm.

Community safety

Published: 25 March 2014

Links to community safety services and information on CCTV.

Drug & substance misuse

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on help available to support recovery from drug problems.

Market Stalls and Concessional Pitches

Published: 16 January 2014

Details on how to arrange selling products on a market stall or concessional pitch.

Business properties for rent or sale

Published: 23 January 2014

Information on commercial properties available to rent or buy from the council.

Corporate assets

Published: 23 January 2014

Contact details for all corporate assets issues including buying and renting properties.

Local Transport Plan 3

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on Portsmouth City Council's up-to-date local transport plan.

Charles Dickens and Arthur Conan Doyle Collections

Published: 16 January 2014

Find out about collections on offer at Portsmouth History Centre.

Infant, junior and primary schools - information and catchment areas

Published: 16 January 2014

Information and catchment areas for Infant, junior and primary schools.

Planning - application, process & fees

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on planning application fees and the decisions process.

Planning applications - view and comment online

Published: 22 August 2016

How to monitor the progress or make comments on a planning application online.

Conservation areas

Published: 23 January 2014

Information on conservation areas with special architectural or historic interest.

Site allocations

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about potential development sites in Portsmouth, identified in the city's site allocation plan.

Buying a council property

Published: 16 January 2014

Information and advice about buying your home

Housing

Published: 29 September 2017

Popular activities and quick links to information about the housing waiting list, shared houses and repairs.

Public transport information

Published: 16 January 2014

Information and links on the range of public transport in Portsmouth.

Registering a birth

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on registering a birth with the Portsmouth Register Office.

Resident parking permits

Published: 16 January 2014

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

Payments to suppliers

Published: 23 January 2014

Information on monthly payments made to our suppliers.

Walking in Portsmouth

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on walking in Portsmouth and the surrounding areas.

Council Tax

Published: 16 January 2014

Set up a Direct Debit, make a Council Tax payment or find out more information about your bill, such as your property band.

Leamington House and Horatia House

Published: 18 February 2019

The council is a step closer to plans for the future of Leamington House and Horatia House.

Portsmouth Music Hub

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about opportunities and support for Portsmouth musicians.

Holiday Food and Fun on offer thanks to council's PYC services!

Published: 16 August 2019

Free food and activities on offer thanks to PYC sites across the city

Licensing - online applications & public register

Published: 16 January 2014

View our public registers of licensees in Portsmouth, and links to our online licensing system, PublicAccess.

Licensing decisions

Published: 16 January 2014

Lists of licensing decisions made by the council since 2010.

History of Highland Road cemetery

Published: 16 January 2014

Listings and details of noteworthy graves.

School inset days

Published: 16 January 2014

The timetable of planned school inset days in Portsmouth.

Invest In Portsmouth

Published: 16 January 2014

Links to information on what Portsmouth can offer businesses.

Portsmouth Overview

Published: 23 January 2014

An overview of Portsmouth as a business location, with useful links to commercial property agents.

Business Enterprise Centres

Published: 23 January 2014

Facilities and contact information for the three enterprise centres run by Portsmouth City Council

Redundancy support

Published: 16 January 2014

Support for employees and employers with redundancy issues.

Adult Social Care

Published: 08 August 2016

Information for adults aged 18 and over who need help with daily living.

Health and care

Published: 06 November 2017

Learn how to access our health and care services.

Licensing Act 2003 - advice for residents

Published: 16 January 2014

Useful information on the Licensing Act 2003.

Carers

Published: 13 January 2015

Information for carers on how to access help and support

Carers strategy

Published: 16 January 2014

Introduction to Portsmouth's carers strategy.

House dust mites

Published: 23 January 2014

The information on this page aims to give advice on how to reduce mite numbers in the home.

Pest control

Published: 23 January 2014

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.

Voluntary and community sector

Published: 29 March 2018

Providing help and support to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations in Portsmouth

Community

Published: 06 November 2017

Our pages about community and neighbourhood information

Policies and strategies

Published: 23 January 2014

Information about the council's main policies and strategies, our partnerships and how we work.

Your council

Published: 06 November 2017

Information on the council and councillors, council meetings, our policies and strategies, voting and elections, job opportunities and more.

Grow your business

Published: 16 January 2014

Advice and links to support to help grow your business.

Councillor allowances and expenses

Published: 23 January 2014

Information about your local councillors and MPs.

Cycling around Portsmouth

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on safe cycling in Portsmouth including bike maintenance, and information on the inclusive Wheels for All project.

Schools plans and policies

Published: 23 January 2014

Documents and policies on school proposals, consultations, finance and organisation.

Family hubs

Published: 20 February 2014

Information about family hubs and support for parents of children under five.

Council tenancy, rent and eviction

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about your rights and responsibilities as a tenant

Sheltered housing and extra care

Published: 16 January 2014

Information and support for tenants who require sheltered housing or extra care.

Business rates - FOI requests

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on non domestic rates FOI requests

Recycling and rubbish

Published: 18 April 2017

Popular activities and quick links to information about rubbish / recycling collections and dealing with garden and medical waste.

Report tasks

Published: 05 March 2014

Tell us if you've moved house, or report a problem such as street lighting failure.

Shared houses - mandatory licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation

Published: 14 October 2019

Licensing information and expected standards advice for tenants, owners and landlords of properties in multiple occupation.

Adventure playgrounds

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about the adventure playgrounds available for children in Portsmouth.

The Local Plan

Published: 16 January 2014

The Local Plan provides spatial planning policies for Portsmouth.