Departments and Contacts

Opening Hours
Our office reception and telephone opening times
Contact Our Chief Executive
Our Chief Executive is based at Lewes House and oversees day-to-day operations of the Council and leads the Corporate Management Team.
Contact Regeneration and Economic Development Department
We are responsible for property, regeneration, economic development and promoting tourism; art development and for supporting businesses.
Contact Environmental Health
We provide services to maintain and improve the quality of the environment and to protect public health and safety. See our department's contacts, aims and service plan.
Contact Finance, Benefits and Taxation
We control the Council's finances, collect council tax and national non-domestic rates. See our department's contacts, aims and service plan.
Contact Housing Services
We are responsible for homes owned by the Council in the district. We are responsible for meeting the district’s housing needs by working with a range of statutory and voluntary agencies.
Contact Legal and Democratic Services
We provide legal advice and services to the Council, its councillors and officers. We provide support for committees and councillors, organise elections and electoral registration and communications with residents and the media.
Contact Planning and Building Control
We are responsible for planning applications and enforcement, planning policy, building control, historic buildings, conservation areas, tree and coastal protection. See our department's contacts, aims and service plan.