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.
The Lord Lieutenant of North Yorkshire, Jo Ropner.

The Lord Lieutenant of North Yorkshire has paid tribute to the dedication and service of a host of people who have been honoured in the King’s Birthday Honours.

A vote being dropped into a ballot box

Voters are being urged to bring photographic identification to polling stations as the first General Election is staged in North Yorkshire since a national crackdown to tackle electoral fraud.

A selection of the illegal vapes seized by North Yorkshire Council trading standards officers from the Save a Lot shop in Scarborough

Rogue business owners who sell vapes to underage children have been warned that they will be brought to justice after two people were fined following undercover trading standards operations.