Leicester City Council is the unitary authority serving the people, communities and businesses of Leicester, the biggest city in the East Midlands.
On Thursday 5th May 2011, Leicester residents voted in Peter Soulsby as our new city mayor, who'll lead the city for four years.
He appointed Rory Palmer as his deputy, and the following councillors as assistant city mayor:
- Piara Singh Clair
- Andy Connelly
- Vi Dempster
- Dr Rita Patel
- Sarah Russell
- Manjula Sood.
With 54 councillors and over 15,000 staff, we're responsible for delivering services to a diverse range of customers across Leicester.
Our front line services are grouped into three departments:
- Social Care, Health and Housing
- Education and Children’s Services
- City Development and Neighbourhood Services.
Our key information and services
Information on the city including local history, maps and statistics.
Information for existing and new businesses: available commercial property, business rates, planning matters, and more.
Here you’ll find a selection of downloadable forms including requests for parking permits, council tax and planning application forms.
Everything you need to know about council tax.
Information on our Customer Service Centres, how to contact us and where to find us.
Education and Learning
School admissions, grants, term dates, and more.
Environment and Planning
Planning applications, Climate Change, Environmental Health, and more.
These pages highlight our plans for dealing with serious incidents in the city.
Festivals and Events
Information on upcoming events and festivals in Leicester.
Health and Social Care
Adoption, Social Services, Home Care, and others.
Advice and benefits, improvements and repairs, grants plus more.
How Do I?
This section brings together some of our key information and services all in one place.
Leicester City Council’s constitution, our corporate plan and public service agreements amongst others.
You can join, search for and reserve books online, and much more.
Museums and Galleries
New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Belgrave Hall and others.
Now you can personalise leicester.gov.uk to get more out of our content and services.
Our latest news, recent editions of Leicester Link and details of our main social media profiles.
Here you can pay your council tax, business rates, parking fines, and more.
What you can do online at leicester.gov.uk including joining the library, reporting problems such as fly tipping, and submitting planning applications.
Visit our Job Shop to check our latest vacancies.
How we're improved our city centre and elsewhere (including Ashton Green, Highcross and Phoenix Square).
Rubbish, Waste and Recycling
What we're doing to keep our city clean.
Traffic and Travel
Public transport, parking, real time jam cams, the latest roadworks, and other information.
Event listings across Leicester.