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Do it online

Save time, do it online. Many of our council services can be accessed and used on our website. This page acts as a collection of these services to help you access them quickly and easily. 

Report it

You can report:

  • Pot Holes
  • Fly Tipping
  • Anti-Social Behaviour
  • Faulty traffic lights
  • Faulty street lights
  • A planning breach

Visit our 'report it' page.

Bins and refuse

Pest control

Whilst you must still call to book an appointment, it's a good idea to check online to see what we can and can't help you with. 

Car parking

You can pay or appeal a car parking fine online. 

Renew, replace or cancel an existing car parking permit.

Building control

There is are a number of building application forms that you can complete and submit online. 

In addition to this, you may complete a building regulations historical property data enquiry formonline.


Our digital tenancy scheme allows you to pay your rent, report repairs, contact the housing team and more online. 

Transport and blue badges

Private sector housing

If you have an issue with a private landlord, you can get in contact with our private sector housing team.


Renew and request books, access ebooks, audiobooks, and digital magazines using our digital library.

Adult social care


Apply for an apprenticeship or study programme.


Apply for business rates exemption and reliefs.

Children's services

Complaints, compliments or comments

Make a complaint or give us a compliment.

Council housing

Council tax


Environmental health

Screening assessment for land contamination.


Apply to hold an event.

Freedom of information and open data

Submit a Freedom of Information Request or request open data.

Growing Older Living in Darlington

Register for the GOLD newsletter.


Use the online calculator to see what benefits you are entitled to.  


Apply for a job.

Land Charges

Apply for a local search request.

Dolphin Centre

Use the Dolphin Centre online page to:

  • Make an enquiry about a birthday party
  • Make an enquiry about joining Fit 4 Life
  • Make an enquiry about Occasions (conferences and banqueting)
  • Make an enquiry about swimming lessons for children 

You can apply for a Dolphin Centre Card, which permits online booking, access to special offers, no deposits for equipment hire, advanced bookings and discounts.


Comment on a planning application.

Register Office

Apply and pay for a birth, death, marriage certificate.

School admissions

Apply for school places online.