Contact Brighton & Hove City Council

Visiting us

We have two customer service centres in the city as well as many libraries where you can use the self help computers and get advice from staff. 

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