Council Tax and benefits Our Council Tax, Housing and Council Tax benefits and Business rates services are administered by Anglia Revenues Partnership (ARP)
Housing We work to develop affordable housing, offer housing advice, homelessness prevention services, and manage the housing register.
Job vacancies Information about vacancies and working for St Edmundsbury Borough Council.
Online payments Pay your council tax, business rates, invoices, housing benefits over payments and car parking fines online.
Planning and building control Planning consists of a number of formal processes that are used at different stages when making a decision and Building Control regulates the design and construction of buildings, making sure they meet the minimum standards set out in the Building Regulations.
Vision 2031 Vision 2031 is a comprehensive plan to guide the overall direction of how and where the borough will grow and change.
West Stow Walk in the footsteps of our Anglo-Saxon ancestors, explore their homes, see the evidence for yourself...
Annual Canvass 2013 The annual audit of all properties in St Edmundsbury will begin on 8 October 2013, to ensure that all eligible residents are included on the Register of Electors 2014. A form is being posted to every property in the borough asking for all occupants over or near to 18 years, to confirm their name , nationality and that the pre-printed address given is where they live. The form must be returned using the enclosed pre-paid addressed envelope.
Bulky items We have a chargeable collection service for bulky household waste items such as furniture or white goods. Collections must be pre-arranged and paid for in advance of collection.
Business Rate relief Small rural businesses may be entitled to rate relief - check to see whether or not you are eligible.
Housing grants Grants to help tackle specific problems with the condition of some private sector housing across West Suffolk include Decent Homes, Disabled Facilities, Empty Homes, Healthy homes and Thermal Comfort grants
9am 14 April - 5pm 30 May
We are consulting on what are known as recommended 'Main Modifications' to the three Vision 2031 Local Plan submission documents. The Main Modifications are being proposed in order to address issues of legal compliance and soundness, as a consequence of the examination by an independent Planning Inspector.
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Forest Heath District Council and St Edmundsbury Borough Council (together known as West Suffolk) are looking to appoint members of the public to serve as Independent Persons to act in a consultative role to help the council maintain its high ethical standards. Read more >>
St Edmundsbury & Forest Heath Councils are set to launch their new what’s on website – www.westsuffolkdiary.co.uk – over the Easter weekend. The diary promises to provide the local community and visitors to the region with details of a diverse range of events and activities across West Suffolk with one central online booking facility. Read more >>
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