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Here is a list of some of the most popular things you can apply for.


Allotments are a great way of keeping fit as well as giving you the chance to meet new friends and grow fresh produce!

Assisted Bin Collection

If you struggle with getting your bins kerbside we may be able to help. See if you meet the criteria for this service

Benefits & help

Find out about Council Tax Support, Housing Benefit, Universal Credit and other financial support.

Blue Badge disabled parking

Here's some information on Blue Badges how to use them - including the free extra hour we offer to badge holders and a link to apply for one

Book an event in our Public Open Spaces

If you want to plan and book an event in our public open spaces, no matter the size of your event we can support you to do it.

Bromsgrove Centres and Market

The Council set out an approach to supporting all centres in its Bromsgrove Centres Strategy

Building control regulations and advice

If you are considering building or altering a property we have a complete Building Control service, from pre-application advice through to inspection certification.

BURT community transport

BURT is a door-to-door community transport service for residents of the district who can't use public transport.

Bus Passes and Concessionary Fares

Here is full information on concessionary travel passes from Worcestershire County Council.

Business Rates Refund

Account in Credit? Request a refund. Find out more here

Business Waste

For all your business waste requirements from a few small bags to multiple large wheeled containers, we're local, flexible, and for you.

Caravan and Mobile Homes

Information for residents living in caravan and mobile home sites, guidance on mobile home and caravan site licenses and how to apply for a license.

Council Tax Refund

Account in Credit? Request a refund. Find out more here

Council Tax Support

You may be able to get support with Council Tax if you or someone who lives with you are on a low income or disabled

Disabled Facilities Grants

If you're a homeowner you may be able to get help to pay for essential adaptations to your home if you or someone who lives with you has a disability.

Claim Discounts and Exemptions

Find out more about Council Tax discounts and exemptions including how to apply for and cancel a Single Persons Discount and how to tell us about a bereavement

Electoral register

Get on the electoral register (sometimes called the electoral roll), or update your name or address details, here.

Free School Meals

Information regarding applying for free school meals

Freedom of Information

You can find everything about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and making FOI requests here.

Garden waste service

Everything you need to know about our garden waste service

Grants & funding

Find out more about grant and funding help and support for your organisation or business here

Homes for Ukraine move on funding

Guests preparing to move on from their sponsor or have moved into private rental accommodation can access one-off payments

Jobs & volunteering

This is place to find out more about volunteering and jobs with us.

Join the Friends of Sanders Park

If you want to have a say in the running of Sanders Park, why not join the Friends of Sanders Park?

Landlords Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMOs)

Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMOs) - the requirements


Pages about licenses and permits you may need for your new business.

Managing your trees

Many trees are protected by law. Find out what you need to do before you can carry out any work on them here

Parking - resident and visitor permits

Some roads have parking schemes to improve parking for residents and visitors. On these roads, parking is limited without a permit.

Planning permission

Normally if you wish to develop land or buildings you will have to apply to us for planning permission. You can find out about our pre-application service and fees and how to submit your application here

Property and Land sales

If you want to apply to buy a small piece of land you can find out how to apply here

Request new or replacement bin

If you have lost your grey or green bin or it is damaged, you can request a replacement here.

School admissions

All you need to know about school admissions

Septic tanks and cesspool emptying

If you have a septic tank, cesspit or cesspool we can empty it for you at low cost.


If you have difficulty walking you can register to use our equipment to help you get around Bromsgrove town centre.

Special parking dispensation

If you need to park in an enforced area, you can apply for a special parking dispensation from us.

Sponsor a roundabout

Are you looking for a new way to promote your business? Sponsor our roundabouts to advertise to up to 20,000 passing vehicles a day for as little as £2,400 a year.

Street naming and numbering

You can change or get a new postcode, street name or number here.

Tax, funding & finance

Pages about tax, funding & finance

Temporary Event Notices

Planning an event that includes licensable activities on unlicensed premises? Notify us at least 10 working days before your event.

Temporary Footpath and Road Closures

Here are details of Temporary Road and Footpath closures and our application process to apply for a closure

Voter ID requirement

From 4 May 2023, voters in England will need to show photo ID to vote at polling stations in some elections. Find out more here.