Reduced Services

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  0845 743 0430

Child Models, acting and escorts - Essex County Council  0845 743 0430

PRS Music Licence - Performing Rights Society - 0800 072 0808

PPL Licence - Phonographic Performance Ltd - 0800 072 0808

SIA Security Industry Authority - Door supervisors -  

Fishing  Licence - Environment Agency or the licence can be obtained from your local Post Office