Contact Brighton & Hove City Council

Visiting us

We have two customer service centres in the city as well as 14 libraries, where you can get help and advice and support to use online services. 

Council services

Adult social care
Phone 01273 295555
Minicom 01273 296205
Email accesspoint@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Benefits - housing benefit and Council Tax reduction
Phone 01273 292000
Email housing benefits housing.benefits@brighton-hove.gov.uk  
Email Council Tax Reduction CouncilTaxReduction@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Business rates
Phone 01273 291981
Minicom 01273 290111
Email nndr@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Children's services
Phone 01273 295920

Council Tax
Phone 01273 291291
Minicom 01273 290111
Email council.tax@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Council housing tenants
Phone 01273 293030
Email housing.customerservices@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Emergency numbers
Phone 999 in an emergency for the police, fire or ambulance service

Housing advice
Phone 01273 294400
Email housing.advice@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Parking
General enquiries 01273 296622
Pay a parking ticket 08456 035469
Email parking@brighton-hove.gov.uk 

Payments
Phone 01273 291908 (24 hour debit card payment line)
Email banking@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Planning 
Phone 01273 292222
Emails about applications planning.applications@brighton-hove.gov.uk 
Emails about investigations planning.investigations@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Recycling and rubbish
Phone 01273 292929
Email cityclean@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Roads and pavements
Phone 01273 292929
Email highwaybasicmaintenance@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Schools in the city

School admissions 
Phone 01273 293653

Web team

Council switchboard

If you do not know which service you need, contact our switchboard who will direct you to the correct department.  

Phone: 01273 290000
Email: info@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Online form

Contact the web team

We've updated our website to help make it easier for you to find what you need. If you have any feedback about the website then please use our website feedback form.

Postal address

Brighton & Hove City Council
King's House
Grand Avenue
Hove
BN3 2LS