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New national restrictions are in place. Make sure you know what to do to Protect Portsmouth.

On this page you will find contact numbers and emails for the council. You can also report issues online, or find information about where the Civic Offices are located.

Not sure who to call? Ring our switchboard on 023 9282 2251 to be put through to the correct service.

Popular services

City Helpdesk: Phone 023 9283 4092 – Email cityhelpdesk@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Adult social carePhone 023 9268 0810 – Email ASCoppdAdmin@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Children’s social care and safeguarding: Phone 023 9283 9111 or 023 9268 8793 – Email MASH@secure.portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Council Tax: Phone 023 9268 8588 – Email localtaxation@portsmouthcc.gov.ukcontact us online

Parking: Phone 023 9268 8310 – Email parking@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Recycling and rubbish: Phone 023 9284 1105 – contact us online

Contacts directory

Anti-social behaviour: Phone 023 9268 8507 – Email cityhelpdesk@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Arts and cultural development service: Phone 023 9284 1519

Audit and counter fraud unit: Phone 023 9284 1373 – Email corporatecounterfraud@portsmouthcc.gcsx.gov.uk

Building control: Phone 023 9283 4722 or 023 9283 4606 – Email buildcontrol@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Business (non-domestic) rates: Phone 023 9268 8588 – Email businessratesteam@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Business (non-domestic) reminders & summonsesPhone 023 9268 8003 – Email businessratesteam@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Business startup and growth support: Phone 023 9284 1074 – Email business@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Comments, compliments and complaints: Phone 023 9283 4702 – Email ccc@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Community learning: Phone 023 9262 1860 – Email thelearningplace@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Community services: Phone 023 9283 4171 – Email cityhelpdesk@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Councillors: Contact your local councillor

Council Tax payments (24 hours): Phone 0800 876 6576

Council Tax recoveryPhone 023 9284 1447 – Email centraldebtrecovery@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Council Tax support: Phone 023 9283 4556 – Email  hbsupportteam@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Dangerous structures (out-of-hours): 023 9282 2251

Election services: Phone 023 9283 4074 – Email  elections@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Family information servicePhone 023 9268 8830 – Email fis@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Food premises and licensing: Phone 023 9283 4253 – Email cityhelpdesk@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Health and safety: Phone 023 9283 4253

Highways and street cleaning: Phone 023 9283 4092 – Email cityhelpdesk@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Housing benefit: Phone 023 9283 4556 – contact us online – Email hbsupportteam@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Housing benefit overpayment debt recovery: Phone 023 9284 1643 – Email hbo.debtrec@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Housing development: Phone 023 9283 4954 – Email housing.development@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Housing office: View housing office contact details

Housing options: Phone 023 9283 4989 – Email housing.options@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Leisure cards: Phone 023 9283 4171

Libraries: View library contact details

Licensing service: Phone 023 9283 4073 – Email licensing@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Media centre: Phone 023 9268 8073 – Email corporate.communications@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Members services: Phone 023 9283 4936

Noise and pollution: Phone 023 9283 4167 – report noise online

Parks: Phone 023 9283 4180 – Email parks@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Pest control: Phone 023 9283 4251

Planning servicesPhone 023 9283 4334 – Email planning@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Play service: Phone 023 9284 1101 – Email playservice@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Private sector housing: Phone 023 9268 8369 – Email psh@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Public protectionPhone 023 9283 4167 – Email public.protection@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Trading standards (business enquiries): Phone 023 9268 8183 – Email trading.standards@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Youth services: Phone 023 9268 8798 – Email cityhelpdesk@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Emergency and out-of-hours numbers

Available outside of these hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

General enquiries: 023 9282 2251

Council buildings: 023 9269 5203

Council tenants: 023 9282 4244

Highways (Colas): 023 9231 0900

Housing offices

Buckland housing office: (Phone 023 9260 6500 – Email cro.buckland@portsmouthcc.gov.uk)
57-61 Kingston Road,
Portsmouth,
PO2 7DP

Landport housing office: (Phone 023 9260 6400 – Email cro.landport@portsmouthcc.gov.uk)
24 Commercial Place
Portsmouth
PO1 4DP

Leigh Park housing office: (Phone 023 9230 6900 – Email cro.leighpark@portsmouthcc.gov.uk)
56 Stockheath Road,
Havant,
PO9 5HQ

Paulsgrove housing office: (Phone 023 9260 6030 – Email cro.paulsgrove@portsmouthcc.gov.uk)
195a Allaway Avenue,
Portsmouth
PO6 4HG

Portsea housing office: (Phone 023 9260 6200 – Email cro.portsea@portsmouthcc.gov.uk)
John Pounds Centre
23 Queen Street
Portsmouth
PO1 3HN

Somerstown housing office: (Phone 023 9260 6300 – Email cro.somerstown@portsmouthcc.gov.uk)
Tyseley Road,
Southsea
PO5 4EZ

Wecock Farm housing office: (Phone 023 9260 6100 – Email cro.wecockfarm@portsmouthcc.gov.uk)
5 The Kestrels,
76 Eagle Avenue
Portsmouth
PO8 9GX