The 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For one reason or another (mis-typed URL, faulty referral from another site, out-of-date search engine listing or we simply deleted a file) you have come to our holding page.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.

Planning consultation portal

Application or finish an application.

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.

Pay an invoice

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

Parking portal

Pay or challenge a penalty charge notice.

Contact or follow us on any of our social media channels

Services affected


The following services will not be 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
  • Selsey Town Council


Contact us

Customer contact centre
Our customer contact centre is open from Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00. Call us on 01243 785166.

Out of working hours
If you need to contact us out of working hours (after 5pm weekdays and throughout the weekend) and it’s an emergency, please call us on 01243 785339.