Chichester District Council website is available.

For one reason or another (mis-typed URL, faulty referral from another site, out-of-date search engine listing or we simply deleted a file) you have come to our holding page. Please follow the link below to return to Chichester District Council website.

Services available

Some of our services are available as they are hosted externally.

Pay an invoice

Payment options can be found on the back of your invoice.

Benefits calculator

Use the benefits calculator to check whether you might be entitled.

Apply for the housing register

Start a new application or finish a partial application.

View planning applications

View the status of, object to, and comment on planning applications, decisions and appeals.

Parking portal

Pay or challenge a penalty charge notice.

Planning consultation portal

Application or finish an application.

Contact or follow us on any of our social media channels

Services & sites affected


The following services are currently being affected and are not available. 

  • Online eforms
  • Modern Gov
  • My Benefits
  • My business rates
  • My Council Tax
  • Calculate your Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)
  • Search for Planning Applications and Enforcements
  • Search for licences and licensing applications
  • Search for Building Control Applications and Contraventions
  • My District maps
  • Current council vacancies



The following subsites are currently offline.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

  • Chichester District Council main site
  • The Novium
  • West Sussex Telecare
  • Midhurst Town Council
  • Selsey Town Council
  • Birdaware Solent
  • Birdaware Essex
  • Donnington Parish Council


Chichester Careline services remain operational

Our site will be affected by the downtime, but our lines are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, 7 days a week.

For support or enquiries please call 01243 778688