Council services

Planning and conservation

Information on planning permission, building regulations, local planning policy and heritage and conservation.

Bins, recycling and waste

Check your bin collection day, find your nearest waste recycling centre, pay for garden waste and report a missed bin.

Leisure, tourism and culture

Enjoy museums, parks and the countryside, visit our libraries, leisure facilities and the county record office.

Roads, parking and travel

Get the latest updates on roadworks, Blue Badge, parking fines and permits, cycling and road improvement schemes.

Education and learning

Includes education and training courses, school admissions, school term dates and school and college transport.

Council tax

Including payments, bands, change of circumstance, exemptions and discounts.

Jobs and careers

Includes key opportunities, working for us and tips before applying for a job.

Your council

Includes voting and elections, data protection, freedom of information and councillors and elections.

Business and economy

Includes business support, funding and services, business news and premises.

Housing and homelessness

Includes housing for council tenants, private tenants and landlords and information for the homeless.

Environment and neighbourhoods

Arrange pest control, report fly-tipping or abandoned vehicles.

Adult care

Information on adult safeguarding, disabilities and the support available for carers.

Birth, deaths and marriages

Register births and deaths, book ceremonies and find out how to become British and settle in the UK.

Children and families

Find out about activities for children, childcare, adoption, fostering and the SEND Local Offer.

Licensing and registration

Includes taxis, temporary event notices, gambling, street trading and market licences.


Information and advice on housing benefit, council tax support, the Household Support Fund and more.

Community and volunteering

Information about what's happening in your community and volunteering.

Healthy living

Information on how to live a healthier life, activities to help you get active and get help for alcohol and drug issues.
Members of a Rusty Racquets session play a game of tennis on the newly resurfaced courts in Stokesley

Schemes to benefit sport and active travel across North Yorkshire have benefitted from more than £1 million through a fund aimed at tackling regional inequalities across the country.

North Yorkshire Council’s library supervisor at Harrogate Library, Catherine Skyvington, and Vp plc’s group risk and sustainability officer, Ellie Rose, at Harrogate Library.

Hundreds of people who do not have access to digital devices will benefit after a company donated tablet computers to our Reboot scheme.

Darren Mancrief, founder and co-chairman of GROW Scarborough, explaining how the seed hub works with library visitor Athenkosi Nyengane

Green-fingered community champions in Scarborough are celebrating the launch of an innovative seed hub taking residence in the town’s library.