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.
Other Licensing schemes
The Licensing Department often receive inquiries about other Licensing schemes that are administered by other bodies, the list below are contact details of the most frequent queries we receive
School Contracts and escorts - Essex County Council www.essex.gov.uk 0845 743 0430
Child Models, acting and escorts - Essex County Council www.essex.gov.uk 0845 743 0430
PRS Music Licence - Performing Rights Society - www.prsformusic.com 0800 072 0808
PPL Licence - Phonographic Performance Ltd - www.ppluk.com 0800 072 0808
SIA Security Industry Authority - Door supervisors - www.the-sia.org.uk
Fishing Licence - Environment Agency www.environment-agency.gov.uk or the licence can be obtained from your local Post Office