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Council service disruptions

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Contacting us by telephone

If you are looking for information about your Council Tax bill, please visit our Council Tax webpages first.

If you are looking for information about permits for visiting the Household Waste Recycling Centres, please visit our Residents Permits webpage first.


Gritting updates can be found on our Twitter account You don't need to register with Twitter to view the updates.

Information about gritting, including how to request gritting for a road or pavement, is available in our gritting FAQs.

Roads and travel

The West Yorkshire Metro website has the latest information on bus and train travel.

Information about roadworks and traffic incidents is available on our roadworks map.

School closures

When we receive the details of school closures they will be available on our school closures page.

Online planning and building control system

Upgrade work in 2015

We expect that Public Access for Planning and Building Control will not be available towards the end of May 2015. This is so we can carry out upgrade work on the system.

Part of this upgrade is to make the system easier to use on mobile phones.

When Public Access for Planning and Building Control is unavailable, you can make comments on planning applications in writing to the Council at Jacob's Well, or by email to

More details about dates and service availability will be given nearer the time

Eccleshill Library

Eccleshill Library will be closed from 17 November 2014 for around 12 weeks while maintenance work is carried out. The Library is expected to reopen in February 2015.

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