The City of Chichester is unique in that three tiers of local government are based in the City all having different powers and duties. There is Chichester City Council, Chichester District Council and West Sussex County Council.
Below are telephone numbers and links to the other Council’s websites along with a very basic list of the services offered by each one.
Chichester District Council
Telephone : 01243 785166
Website : www.chichester.gov.uk
The District Council are responsible for Car Parks, Council Tax, Electoral Roll, Environmental Health, Flooding, Parks, Planning Applications & Policy, Public Conveniences, Refuse Collection and some housing functions
West Sussex County Council
Telephone : 01243 777100
Website : www.westsussex.gov.uk
The County Council are responsible for Amenity Sites, Chichester Harbour Conservancy, Education, Fire Brigade, Footpaths, Highways, Libraries, Social Services, Strategic Planning and Waste Management.
‘Visit Chichester’ is the official tourism website for Chichester and its surrounding district. For accommodation and Whats On in and around Chichester visit www.visitchichester.org.
‘Chichester Observer’ is the local paper for the Chichester area.