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
- Bins and refuse
- Pest control
- Car parking
- Building control
- Transport and blue badges
- Private sector housing
- Adult social care
- Children's services
- Complaints, compliments, or comments
- Council housing
- Council tax
- Environmental health
- Freedom of information and open data
- Growing Older Living in Darlington
- Land Charges
- Dolphin Centre
- Register Office
- School admissions
You can report:
- Pot Holes
- Fly Tipping
- Anti-Social Behaviour
- Faulty traffic lights
- Faulty street lights
- A planning breach
- Our bin weekly reminder service, which helps you keep track of when to put your bins out
- Information on missed bins
- Book a space at the tip
- Check your refuse and recycling dates
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.
You can pay or appeal a car parking fine online.
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.
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.
- Apply for council housing
- Apply for mutual exchange
- Apply to rend a garage
- Report a repair online [external link]
- Submit your tenant profile
Use the online calculator to see what benefits you are entitled to.
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.