Accessing Council Services:
You can now access services, get advice and support, and transact with us in the following ways:
- By accessing our wide range of 24/7 online services
- By emailing directly to the relevant service
- By phoning First Contact on 01268 882200 (8.45am to 5.15pm Mon to Thurs, and to 4.45pm on Fri).
- By pre-booked appointment at the Kiln Road office (9.00am to 4.00pm Mon to Fri) - these can be arranged by phoning First Contact on 01268 882200.
Access your Council Tax, Business Rates and Landlord Schedules at the Open Portal
Buy green waste bins, garden waste sacks, food caddy liners and order pink sacks
at our Online Shop.
Further information and updates on the CIL Examination can be found here
Platinum Jubilee Showreel
Take control of your finances with our budgeting tool.
Record of Reflection
To remember a loved one and to celebrate our key workers and volunteers please feel free to leave your respects on the Mayor's Record of Reflection.
Find out more about
The Association of South Essex Local Authorities (ASELA), our shared priorities for the region and ambitious growth plans set out in a recent submission to government.
Oikos Marine and South Side Development consultation
How to Pay
Pay your council tax online, weekly, four weekly and monthly payment options available.
Test and Trace
To help support NHS Test and Trace, suppress COVID-19 and protect your loved ones download the NHS COVID-19 app on your mobile phone today.
Traffic and Weather Information
Useful links to local traffic and weather updates.