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Helpful Links

The City of Chichester plays host to three tiers of local government with each Council having different powers and duties. These are 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 :

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 :

The County Council are responsible for Amenity Sites, Chichester Harbour Conservancy, Education, Fire Brigade, Footpaths, Highways, Libraries, Social Services, Strategic Planning and Waste Management.


City of Chichester – Official Guide and Map

‘The Great Sussex Way’ is the official tourism website for Sussex.

For accommodation and Whats On in and around Chichester visit Great Sussex Way – Chichester.


‘Chichester Observer’ is the local paper for the Chichester area.

Fairtrade Chichester

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