Popular enquiries

In most cases, you will be able to find the information you’re looking for on our website. This includes making payments, reporting issues and making applications.

For more information about our popular services, please select from the options below.

Recycling and waste

Report a missed collection, order a new container, check your collection day

Council tax

View your account online, find ways to pay, tell us about a change

Benefits and support

Get financial support and advice, find our if you are eligible and apply for reductions or benefits, let us know about any changes to your circumstances

Planning information

View and comment on an application, find out if you need planning permission and make an application

Housing and homelessness

What to do if you’re threatened with homelessness, signing up to Devon Home Choice, arrange for a Home Safeguard alarm service

Ways to pay information

Set up a Direct Debit, quickly make payments online, find our bank details for a standing order

Council and democracy information

Find out who your councillor is, how the council operates and agendas for meetings

Parking information

Find information about our car parks across the area including charges, locations and permits.

Services we don't offer

As a District Council there are some services we don't provide such as applying for a blue badge and reporting a pothole. For a list of these services please visit our what we don't do page.

General enquiries, report a problem or request an appointment

For general enquiries, to report a problem or request an appointment to visit one of our offices, please use our online contact us form.

Live chat

To speak to out customer services team, please contact us via live chat.


If you are unable to find the information you need online, please contact us via telephone.

If you do not speak English, ask for an interpreter. We can access a telephone interpreter.

Our offices

Our Blackdown House (Honiton) and Exmouth Town hall (Exmouth) offices are open for appointments only, please use our online contact us form to request an appointment.

Both our receptions have audio induction loops, and, if you need a face to face appointment, we can arrange for a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter to assist you if you let us know when booking the appointment.

Blackdown House

Exmouth Town Hall

Border Road,

Heathpark Industrial Estate,


EX14 1EJ

St Andrew's Road,



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