How can we help you?

Whether you’re looking to start a new business, build your house or pay your rates & taxes, our different departments are here to help.

Infrastructure & Technical Services

We provide information on planning applications, building regulations, land charges and more. The Planning Team prepares and reviews a wide range of strategic planning documents which are used in the long-term planning of the town.

Local Economic Development

The Economic Development team work to deliver on the aspirations set out within the Council’s Economic Development Strategy. They work with partners to support local businesses and attract investment to the town.

Environmental Health and Safety

We can help you on how to get your food business registered or your premises approved and information on food hygiene ratings. Also find out how we monitor and control air, noise and land pollution, including how you can report issues.