The council is working hard to make the borough a cleaner, greener and safer place to live, work and visit.

Read about our environmental services - from recycling and waste collections to licensing, environmental health, parks and pest control. You can also view planning applications and decisions.

Planning applications search

Search for new applications, enforcement, decisions and tree preservation orders.


Information on recycling in the borough, including the food waste, green box and garden waste collection schemes.

Planning permission

Information and guidance on submitting a planning application.

Planning decisions

List of planning decisions updated weekly.

Refuse collection

Domestic waste is collected weekly from residents using black sacks or communal bins. The council also provides a waste collection service for commercial premises.

Pest control

Advice on treating common pest problems. We offer pest control treatments for private, council owned and commercial properties.