A Brief History
Information on history of the borough
Abandoned vehicle form
Form to report an abandoned vehicle
Abandoned vehicles
How to report an abandoned and unlicensed vehicle. Find out what Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council does it you report an abandoned or nuisance vehicle.
Abandoned vehicles - What are the council's duties?
Information on what Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council's duties are in respect of abandoned vehicles. Abandoning a vehicle could result in a prosecution or being served with a fixed penalty notice.
About planning enforcement
The planning enforcement team is concerned with resolving serious breaches of planning control, not with neighbour disputes or minor residential developments.
About the borough
Find out what to do in Basingstoke and Deane
About the council
Information about Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council
About the Local Plan Update
Information about the Local Plan update. The current Local Plan was adopted in May 2016 and covers the period 2011 to 2029. National guidance now promotes the concept of an on-going cycle of plan making and review.
About the Mayor
Mayor for Basingstoke and Deane
Access for everyone
Help and guidance for disabled people, their carers, friends and family. Information on a wide range of topics including transport, benefits, housing and volunteering is available.
Accessibility at the Polling Station
Accessibility at the Polling Station
Accessibility statement
Information on how accessible our website is and what to do if parts of our website are not accessible to you.
Accidents at work
Employers have a responsibility to report certain accidents or incidents at places of work.
Information on Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council's spending and accounts.
Businesses and individuals carrying out skin treatments such as acupuncture, piercing, electrolysis and tattooing need to be registered.
Adapted housing
Help and advice on remaining in your own home if you have a condition that impacts on your mobility and you need to make your home safe.
Adopted Local Plan
The adopted Local Plan sets out the council’s vision and strategy for the area until 2029. And will provide the basis for decisions on planning applications.
Adopted Policies map
Adopted local plan policies map showing different parts of the borough in detail. Individual maps available to view for each of the areas.
Adoption and fostering
information on adoption and fostering
Adult and community learning
List of adult and community learning locations.
Advertising and Sponsorship
Advertising and Sponsorship
Advertising and Sponsorship Policy
Advertising and Sponsorship Policy
Advice agencies (CAB)
Information on Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council's legal services.
Advice for businesses in Basingstoke Town Centre
Advice for business in Basingstoke Town Centre
Advice for customers (Private Hire)
Basingstoke and Deane licensed taxi advice for customers.
Advice for customers (Taxi (Hackney Carriage))
Information for customers on taxis, private hire vehicles, limousines and complaints
Advice on home burial
Advice on home burial in Basingstoke and Deane.
Advice on keeping poultry
Advice on keeping poultry.
Age concern
Advice and support for over 55s
Air pollution
We are required under the Environment Act 1995 to review and assess the quality of air in the borough against the national air quality standards and objectives
Air pollution - what can I do to help?
Find out what you can do to help reduce air pollution in Basingstoke and Deane.
Air pollution - what is being done locally?
Find out what is being done in Basingstoke and Deane to help reduce air pollution
Air pollution - what is the government doing?
Find out what the government is doing to combat the effects of air quality
links to transport websites
Alarms for elderly and disabled
Advice and support for over 55s
Alcohol licenses
Information on Licensing Act 2003 - complaints, fees,enforcement
Alcohol licensing
Information about alcohol licensing in Basingstoke and Deane, including how to apply for a premises licence, personal licence and temporary event notices.
Alencon (twin town)
Information on Basingstoke and Deane twinning with Alencon, France Braine-l'Alleud, Belgium and Euskirchen, Germany
Allergen guidance for food businesses
Allergen guidance for food businesses
Information on allotment sites in Basingstoke, how to apply, waiting list
Advice and support for over 55s
Ambulance service
Details for contacting the emergency services (police, ambulance and fire service)
Animal licence guidance notes and FAQs
The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) England) Regulations 2018 came into force on 1 October 2018 to help with any queries view the guidance notes and frequently asked questions.
Animal licensing
Information about animal licensing in Basingstoke and Deane, including how to apply for a pet shop licence and dog breeding licence.
Animal welfare
how to make an application for animal welfare licence
Animal welfare and pest control
Information on animal welfare and pest control in Basingstoke and Deane
Annual Canvass
Each year we undertake an annual canvass of all residents in the borough to ensure the revised Register of Electors, published on 1 December 2016 is up to date.
Anti-fraud and corruption
This Anti-Fraud and Corruption Policy is part of the council’s commitment to protect public funds.
Anti-social behaviour
Information on the community safety team in Basingstoke and Deane including the shared service with Hart and Rushmoor and other partnership agencies to form Safer North Hampshire.
Information on pest control, including rats, mice, bed bugs, bees, cockroaches, fleas, wasps and foxes.
How to appeal about business rates
Application procedure
Environmental permitting application procedure
Application to place tables and chairs on the highway
Application from business to place tables and chairs on the highway
Applications made under the Gambling Act 2005
Premises licence applications made under the Gambling Act 2005 in Basingstoke and Deane
Applications made under the Licensing Act 2003
Information on current applications made under the Licensing Act 2003
Apply for a discount or exemption
Discounts and exemptions for council tax in Basingstoke and Deane.
Apply for an allotment
Application to apply for an allotment plot in Basingstoke and Deane
Apply for an assisted bin collection service
Use this form to apply for the assisted bin collection service.
Apply for housing
Changes to housing allocation policy from October 2015, who qualifies for housing needs and advice and how to apply for housing in the borough of Basingstoke and Deane.
Apply for it
Make an application or request to the council for a variety of services and support.
Apprenticeships (Working here)
Delivering Apprenticeships we're proud of, Basingstoke and Deane will be working with three Hampshire councils who have developed an exciting new apprentice programme, providing an alternative to college or university.
Apprenticeships (Education and learning)
Information on Apprenticeships in Basingstoke and Deane.
These historic buildings, areas and landscapes provide valuable evidence of our social and economic history
Are you moving home?
Inform Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council about moving home.
Armed Forces Day flag raising ceremony 2023
Flag raising ceremony for Armed forces day
Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday 2023
Details of the Remembrance Sunday Service and Armistice Day service at War Memorial in Basingstoke
Arrangement of byelaws
Information on byelaws for pleasure grounds, public walks and open spaces
Article 4 advice
Information on the plans to protect Basingstoke Town Conservation Area, including information on the Article 4 Direction affecting the Basingstoke Town area
Article 4 Directions
The council have made a number of Article 4 Directions that remove some permitted development rights from certain areas of the borough.
Arts and culture
Find out about arts and culture venues around Basingstoke; including The Anvil, The Haymarket, Viables Craft centre, Central Studio and Proteus Creation space and theatre company
Arts, culture and events
Basingstoke and Deane has a wealth of arts and cultural facilities, including The Anvil and The Haymarket as well as museums and galleries charting the growth of the town.
Ashford Hill with Headley Neighbourhood Plan
Ashford Hill with Headley Neighbourhood Plan
Assisted rubbish and recycling collection
Basingstoke and Deane provides a weekly waste collection of grey/black wheeled bins or black sacks for its residents. If your bin has been missed, you can report it online.
Asylum seekers
Links to further information on asylum seekers.
Authority Monitoring Report
The AMR monitors both the effectiveness of the policies set out in the Adopted Local Plan and the implementation of the emerging Local Plan which forms part of the Local Development Scheme (LDS).
Awarding contracts
Awarding Contracts
A-Z page
A to Z page for Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council's website
A-Z Recycling
A-Z of waste and recycling to help you recycle more.

Contact us

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  • 01256 844844
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