Lewes District Council
Tel: 01273 471600
Minicom 01273 484488
Our office reception and telephone opening times
Our Chief Executive is based at Lewes House and oversees day-to-day operations of the Council and leads the Corporate Management Team.
We are responsible for property, regeneration, economic development and promoting tourism; art development and for supporting businesses.
We are responsible for waste and recycling services including food waste and kerbside collections, recycling facilities, street cleaning and waste education. We also provide and manage local facilities, including childrenís play areas and open spaces.
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.
We control the Council's finances, collect council tax and national non-domestic rates. See our department's contacts, aims and service plan.
We are responsible for homes owned by the Council in the district. We are responsible for meeting the districtís housing needs by working with a range of statutory and voluntary agencies.
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.
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.