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Durham County Council

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A to Z


On our A to Z you will find an alphabetical list of the services and information we offer, as well as some information about key partner organisations. Please click on the letters below to see what options are available.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
  • How to pay your council tax

    There are a number of ways you can pay your council tax.

  • Parish & Town Councils

    Town and parish councils play an important part in supporting communities across our county. This page gives an explanation of their role and how they are funded and organised.

  • Parking

    Parking enforcement and fines, pay a parking fine, make an appeal or challenge a parking ticket, apply for a parking permit, Durham City Park and Ride and the county's town centre carparks information.

  • Pest control

    Find information about Durham County Council's pest control services for residents, schools and businesses.

  • Physical disability - support for people with

    Many adults living in County Durham need help at some point in their lives to enable them to live as safely and independently as possible. This might be because of disability, illness or injury.

  • Planning & Property

    Find information about planning including planning applications and decisions, development management, planning policy, planning appeals and enforcement.

  • Planning application (find/comment)

    Search for planning applications, appeals and enforcements online by keyword, application reference, postcode or by a single line of an address.

  • Planning application (submit)

    How to submit and pay for planning applications in County Durham.

  • Private fostering

    Private fostering is the term used to describe an arrangement made privately (without our involvement) where a child under 16 (if disabled, under 18) is cared for and lives with an adult who is not a close relative.

  • Private Landlords

    We work alongside community groups / tenants' / landlords' associations, and partners such as The Police and our Neighbourhood Warden service to provide support and advice to private landlords.

  • Public transport

    Information on public transport, including bus services, journey planners and timetables.