City of York Council

  City of York Council is a co-operative council. To find out more visit our co-operative council pages.

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(All you need to know about City of York Council and our services)

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Do It Online

Access our top online tasks

Below you'll find links to the services that are currently most popular with our customers.

We are currently experiencing problems with the ‘pin point location on map’ function of the Do it Online reporting system. If you are unable to complete your task online because of this issue please call customer services (01904) 551550 who will be able to help. Apologies for any inconvenience. We are working hard to resolve this problem as soon as possible.


City of York Council communications

City of York Council press releases and information for journalists

Customer Centre

West Offices Customer Centre

The new purpose-built Customer Centre is open weekdays everyday from 08.30am to 5.00pm in our new office building at West Offices, Station Rise.

Events Calendar

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What's on

School Recruitment Event

WORKwithYORK@CYT (WwY@CYT) are looking for supply teachers and casual school support staff to work within schools in York and North Yorkshire.


Find services & facilities near you

LocalView is an interactive mapping service that provides access to a wide range of information about services and facilities in your local area.

Council Tax E-billing

Get your council tax bill sent to you by email

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Has someone here got the eXtra factor?

Our annual eXtra factor awards celebrate individuals and teams doing an eXceptional job serving residents  eXtra Factor

in a huge number of roles across the city. It would mean a lot to them and to us to be able to pass on your appreciation – all you need to do is complete this  short form by 1 November!

Current Consultations

Your views and feedback are important to us to help develop and shape the future of the services we provide. See the links below to find out more and to let us know your views.

Legible York Wayfinding Project We are looking at ways of improving the street signs to help visitors and residents find their way around York. You can give us yours views between 1st September and 13 October.

View all current consultations

Council Meetings

Find out when the council will be meeting on a range of topics

Follow the link below to be directed to a full listing of all upcoming council meetings on the Mod Gov website.

Full details will be available to inform whether the meetings are public or private.

We are currently trialling webcasting and audio recording of public council meetings allowing you the opportunity to see the council make decisions that affect you. Watch and listen to council meetings live and on demand

York Means Business

Advice & support for businesses

For businesses of all types and sizes, York Means Business will help you find advice and support for developing your business in York

Community Conversations

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Everyone welcome at local Community Conversations

Over the coming months, beginning February 5, the council will visit each ward in the city to meet with residents and hold a Community Conversation. You'll have the opportunity to speak to your ward councillors, the Council Leader and a senior council manager.