You can apply for some Council services, advice or help online.
If you are eligible for a Council Tax discount you can apply here:
Child benefit entitlement
Single person discount
Reduction for disabilities
School leavers discount
Youth training trainee
People in prison discount
Member of religious community
Charities' business rates relief
Charitable organisations can apply for business rate relief here.
Register a food business
Food business operators must register before starting to operate, here you can find out more details and register.
Waste and recycling
Request more recycling bags
You can order more orange bags here.
Request a bulk collection
You can arrange collection of household waste such as unwanted furniture or large amounts of garden waste.
Request a permit for vans and trailers to use recycling centres
If you want to use a van, pick up, or trailer over 1.4m long to dispose of your household waste you will need to apply for a free permit.
Leisure and culture
Join the Library
Join Leicester Libraries here.
Apply for The Card
The Card offers savings on leisure activities (up to 10%) across Leicester.
Submit a planning application
The planning portal makes it easy to submit a planning application online.
For children transferring schools.
Apply for a blue badge
Find out how to apply for a Disabled Person's Parking Permit.
Apply for a bus pass
Find out how to apply for a concessionary travel pass. These are available to residents of Leicester City with certain disabilities and/or impairments, who qualify for a state pension, or who are registered as unemployed.
Apply for special needs transport for FE students
You'll need to know college and course details and times of transport needed.
Transport assistance for 16-19 year old students
You'll need to know college and course details and details of the of routes taken.
Apply for an under 16 bus pass
You'll need to know school or college details.
Make a Freedom of Information request
You can request any non-confidential information held by the council.
Request environmental information
You can request a wide range of environmental information held by the Council.
Request a copy of your personal information
You can apply for a copy of the personal information the Council holds about you.
Request copies of CCTV footage
You can request copies of certain types of CCTV footage.
If you don't find what you need, contact us using our general enquiry form.