A list of tasks you can do online.
Antisocial behaviour (ASB)
Report a hate incident which is motivated by prejudice or hatred towards a person because of their cultural, ethnic, nation or racial origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, age, disability.
Make a referral or enquiry if you are finding it difficult to resolve a dispute with a neighbour.
Before you report an issue, find out what is considered a noise nuisance and what steps you need to take to deal with it.
Report intimidation or harrassment.
Benefits and support
Apply for housing benefit and council tax reduction.
Housing benefit fraud
Report if you know or suspect that someone has committed housing benefit fraud.
Check which benefit you might be eligible for
Bins and recycling
- Apply for a garden waste collection service
- Set up a Direct Debit for your garden waste collection
- Missed collection
- Bins not returned to the right place after collection
- Mess/rubbish left after collection
- Bins on street causing a nuisance
- Request removal of an unwanted bin
- Request a bin (new build property)
- Request a replacement bin or recycling bags
- Request a replacement communal bin
- Get help with putting out your bin
- Waste and recycling satisfaction survey
Read the privacy notice for information about what we do with your personal data.
Set up a Direct Debit and spread the cost over 10 or 12 monthly instalments.
Tell us about your change of circumstances for business rates.
We hold CCTV images for 28 days.
Request CCTV footage of yourself
You have the right to request CCTV footage of yourself, under the Data Protection Act. .
Section 35 request for CCTV footage
Footage to be requested by legal professionals only, for civil cases where the police are not involved.
Roll of Honour
Book and appointment to view the Roll of Honor on a Wednesday morning.
Request attendance of the Mayor or Sheriff
Make a request for the Lord Mayor or Sheriff to attend your event
Tell us about your change of address, whether you are moving into or out of Norwich or within Norwich
Council tax reduction
Apply for council tax reduction and housing benefit.
Council tax reduction fraud
Report if you know or suspect that someone has committed council tax reduction fraud.
Set up a Direct Debit and spread the cost over 10 or 12 monthly instalments.
Single person discount
Apply for a single person discount
Student discount or exemption
Apply for a student discount or exemption
Tell us how you feel about the service you receive and any comments or suggestions that will help us to improve our service.
Pay by Direct Debit
For housing rent, garage or lockable post rent, garden waste collection, council tax and business rates.
Open register of electors
Request your details to be removed from or added to the open register of electors.
Report a dog issue:
Report the illegal display of posters and leaflets on lamp posts, trees, buildings etc.
Report any rubbish that has been illegally dumped
Report any incidents of graffiti in public areas.
Before you report an issue, find out what is considered a noise nuisance and what steps you need to take to deal.
Report a smoke problem.
Syringes, needles and bodily fluids
If you come across a syringe/needle please do not attempt to move it. If you can carefully place a cone or box over the needle then please do so, this will also help our contractors to locate it.
Report a hoarding issue or unsanitary conditions of a property.
Food hygiene and safety
Appeal a food rating
You have a right to appeal the food hygiene rating given following your inspection if you do not agree with it.
Business merit application forms:
- Breast feeding friendly assessment form
- Disabled access assessment form
- Healthier options assessment form
- Sourcing food locally assessment form
- Pledge for health
Food hygiene training courses
Book a place on a training course (SFBB workshop and Level 2 food safety in catering).
Register a new food business
If you're setting up a new food business or taking over an existing one, you must register it with us at least 28 days before you start operating.
Request a revisit
You can ask for another visit to improve your food hygiene rating if you make the improvements to hygiene standards that you were told about in your inspection report.
Right to reply
Tell us what actions have been taken to address the problems outlined in your food premises inspection letter or to tell us about the circumstances at the time of inspection.
Fraud against the council
Report if you know or suspect that someone has committed fraud against the council, eg insurance fraud, council tax fraud, planning fraud.
Freedom of Information (FOI), data subject access requests (DSAR), general data protection queries
Freedom of information request
Request information about our services if you can’t find it on our website.
Subject access request
Request to be given a copy of all personal data that we hold about you.
General data protection request
Ask for errors about you to be corrected, withdraw your consent to processing (where consent is used as the lawful basis for processing), restrict how your data is used, request deletion of your data, and all other general data protection queries.
Health and Safety at Work
Health and safety concerns
If Norwich City Council is the enforcing authority please report your concerns.
Set up a Direct Debit for your housing rent and garage or parking post rent and spread the cost over 10 or 12 monthly instalments.
Duty to refer homelessness
For specified public authorities only to notify us of anyone they think may be homeless or is threatened of becoming homeless.
For council tenants and leaseholders to report non-urgent heating repairs
Healthy homes referral form
For help with home improvements and disabled adaptations for residents in the private sector..
Home Options change of circumstances
If you are on the Home Options register and have had a change in your circumstances that could affect your application.
Housing options enquiry
If you need advice about your housing situation.
Rechargeable repairs - appeals
For council tenants to appeal against our decision to recharge you for a housing repair.
We would like to know if you suspect someone is committing fraud against the council.
Discretionary housing payments
Discretionary housing payments can help people in a temporary situation where they need extra help with their housing costs.
Scaffolding, hoardings and platforms - new application
Apply for a licence for the first time.
Scaffolding, hoardings and platforms - renewal application
Apply for the renewal of an existing licence.
Skin piercing activities
Register a premises or person offering skin piercinig treatment.
Apply for a licence to place a skip on the public highway
Houses in multiple occupation (HMOs)
Apply for an HMO licence.
Taxi and private hire
- Apply for a new vehicle licence
- Renew a vehicle licence
- Change of address and other changes to an existing licence
- Request a replacement plate
- Transfer a vehicle licence to a new owner
- Transfer a vehicle licence to a new vehicle
Planning enquiry appointments
Book an appointment to view planning applications and deliver planning documentation.
Planning enforcement enquiry
Tell us if you suspect that a development does not have the correct planning permission.
Use this to submit an application for entry onto Norwich City Council’s self-build register.
Infection control course
Book a place on the course. Aimed at professional skin piercers including tattooists, ear and body piercers.
Roads and parking
Report an abandoned vehicle
Car park maintenance
Report maintenance issues relating to our car parks
Report an empty damaged grit bin.
Report an illegally parked vehicle
Report potholes, cracks in roads and damaged or raised pavements.
Roads and street lighting
Report any issues with street lighting and roads eg spillages, obstructions, damaged street name signs.
Apply for a housing resident permit
For council tenants only.
Apply for a 2-hour business permit (all zones)
For businesses visiting within permit areas
Change of circumstances and replacements
Tell us of your change of address, change of vehicle or if your permit has been lost or damaged.
Sports, parks and leisure
Sponsor a tree
Sponsor a new tree in the city for a special occasion or to make a positive contribution to the environment.
Report a problem with a tree on public land maintained by the council, including parks, woodlands and open spaces.
Contact us if you can't find what you want or you need more information about a service.