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.

Benefits

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.
An artist’s impression of the Whitby Maritime Hub

A £10 million scheme for a new Maritime Hub in Whitby has taken a major step forward.

Andrew Timothy

The Liberal Democrat party candidate, Andrew Timothy, has become the new member for the Stray, Woodlands and Hookstone Division.

A lady getting her blood pressure checked

Residents can now check their heart health at a new blood pressure monitoring station in Whitby which marks a first for North Yorkshire’s library service.