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  • Beach Chalets

    There are 47 beach chalets on Mablethorpe Central Promenade and Mablethorpe Queens Park which can be hired.

  • Beach Chalets for Sale

    We currently have a number of 'off plan' Beach Huts for sale at Queens Park, Mablethorpe.

  • Calibration services
  • Car parking permits
  • Car parks
  • Caravan and camp site licences
    • Caravan Park Watch

      <br />Lincolnshire Police have set up a Caravan Park Watch group to tackle caravan related crime across our area. East Lindsey District Council are proudly supporting this initiative.<br /><br />Caravan site owners, Lincolnshire Police and other representatives from the caravan industry, including insurance companies, Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue, Lincolnshire County Council Emergency Planning and East Lindsey District Council meet regularly to discuss caravan related issues.<br />

    • Caravan Sites

      There are approximately 28,000 caravans in the District, the highest concentration in Europe. A number of sites are exempt from licensing by the Local Authority however approximately 300 sites are licensed by the Enforcement Section.

    • Finding Accommodation

      If you are looking for accommodation in the East Lindsey district there are a number of accommodation options available.

    • Privately owned Beach Chalets

      There are approximately 360 privately owned chalets in the Mablethorpe and Sutton on Sea area. Chalet owners pay a licence fee to us to site their chalet on The Promenade.

  • Caravan Sites

    There are approximately 28,000 caravans in the District, the highest concentration in Europe. A number of sites are exempt from licensing by the Local Authority however approximately 300 sites are licensed by the Enforcement Section.

  • Care
    • Community Right to Challenge

      The Localism Act 2011 includes a provision on the Community Right to Challenge. This gives organisations and groups the right to put forward an expression of interest in running a service.

    • Welfare Support

  • Charities
    • Community Right to Challenge

      The Localism Act 2011 includes a provision on the Community Right to Challenge. This gives organisations and groups the right to put forward an expression of interest in running a service.

  • Child protection
  • Children at risk
  • Children in need
  • Citizens Advice Bureaux
  • Citizens Advice East Lindsey

    Citizens Advice East Lindsey offer free, confidential and impartial advice.

  • Civic amenity sites
    • Recycling Sites/Bottle Banks

      In addition to our kerbside collection service, we also provide recycling facilities, for residents to recycle household waste such as textiles, paper and shoes. Each recycling site includes a Bottle Bank for glass.

    • Refuse and Recycling

    • Refuse and Recycling Service

      This is an overview of the service. We collect refuse and recycling waste fortnightly from all homes across the District.

  • Clinical waste disposal
    • Healthcare Waste

      If your household generates healthcare associated or clinical waste, please contact us so that we can offer guidance on how to correctly dispose of it.

  • Cockroaches
    • Pest Control

      We do not offer a pest control service. If you require this service please check the Yellow Pages or local press for details of suitable local companies.

  • Commercial waste disposal
    • Brownfield Land Register

      The Government has set out plans to introduce a statutory Brownfield Land Register which all Councils must have published by the 31st December 2017. The Brownfield Land Register will comprise a standard set of information on brownfield sites suitable for housing. The Council will publish its Part 1 list of sites shortly, including more detail about the Brownfield Land Register.

    • Commercial Waste

      All businesses need to ensure they have adequate waste arrangements in place.

  • Community development
  • Community grants
  • Community Right to Challenge

    The Localism Act 2011 includes a provision on the Community Right to Challenge. This gives organisations and groups the right to put forward an expression of interest in running a service.

  • Community safety
    • Community Safety Partnership

      The East Lincolnshire Community Safety Partnership (ELCSP) works to create local solutions to local problems to tackle issues of crime and disorder and improve the quality of life for people living, working or visiting the area.

    • Jon Challen

      Public Protection Service Manager

  • Compliments and complaints (council)
    • Alison Penn

      Corporate Director

    • Chairman of the District Council

      The Chairman is a civic role and is similar to a Mayor in that the Chairman of the Council is the first representative of the District.

    • Changes in circumstances

      The law says you must tell us about any changes in your circumstances that will affect your claim. Telling us about a change quickly will help us to make sure that you are paid the right amount of money.

    • Contacting the Council

      This pages provides details of the locations of our Community Access Points, as well as other contact information.

    • Public Questions to Council

      At each full Council meeting there is an opportunity for you to ask questions. Here we explain the process for asking questions.

    • Search, View and Submit Building Regulations Online

      e-building control lets you submit your Building Regulations application online. You can also track the progress of your building regulation application, access copies of Building Notice acknowledgements, Full Plans Decision Notices and Completion Certificates.

  • Compliments, Complaints and Feedback

    Have you got something to say to us? We welcome your feedback on the services that we run.

  • Conservation areas
    • Advice for Residents in a Conservation Area

      Conservation Areas are areas identified as having special architectural or historic interest. A conservation area can protect against alterations to properties and also against damage to trees.

    • Area Appraisals

      Draft Conservation Area Appraisals for Alford, Horncastle, Louth, Spilsby, Wainfleet and Woodhall Spa are available for you to download.

    • Article 4 Directions and Local Development Orders

      Article 4 Directions and Local Development Orders are important tools. Each of these planning tools has a different role to play. More information on Article 4 Directions and Local Development Orders in East Lindsey is available below.

    • Conservation Areas

      Each historic town or village has a character of its own. The identity of a place is the result of a mixture of landscape, building materials, building traditions and economic activity.

    • Trees in Conservation Areas

      Our district currently has Conservation Areas in 17 settlements; Alford, Binbrook, Burgh le Marsh, Horncastle, Hundleby, Louth, Raithby, Revesby, South Willingham, Spilsby, North Thoresby, Old Bolingbroke, Tattershall, Thimbleby, Wainfleet, Woodhall Spa and Wragby.

  • Contact Details

  • Contact Details

  • Contacting the Council

    This pages provides details of the locations of our Community Access Points, as well as other contact information.

  • Corporate Strategy

    Our Corporate Strategy sets out the commitment we have made to residents of the District. The Strategy is based on a detailed analysis of the District's needs and will make a real and positive difference to the lives of everyone.

  • Council cabinets
  • Council offices
    • Home Based Businesses

      Depending on the type of property, usually either Council Tax or Business Rates will be payable - some may pay both.

    • How to Register

    • Revaluation 2017

      The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) regularly reassess and update the rateable values of all business properties, usually every five years. This is called Revaluation. This is done to maintain fairness in the system, by redistributing the total amount of business rates payable nationally, reflecting the changes in the property market. Revaluation does not raise extra revenue overall.

    • Small Business Rate Relief

      If you occupy a property and are not entitled to another mandatory relief you may be able to apply for Small Business Rate Relief.

  • Council performance
    • Car Parking

      Local authorities must publish the following details:<br /><br />Parking account <br /> <br />1. a breakdown of income and expenditure on the authority's parking account. The breakdown of income must include details of revenue collected from on-street parking, off-street parking and Penalty Charge Notices, and <br />2. a breakdown of how the authority has spent a surplus on its parking account<br /><br />Parking spaces <br /><br />1. the number of marked out controlled on and off-street parking spaces within their area, or an estimate of the number of spaces where controlled parking space is not marked out in individual parking bays or spaces.<br /><br /><br />

    • Community Governance Review

      A Community Governance Review is an opportunity for local authorities to consult with local people and organisations and to make changes to community governance if necessary.

    • Election costs, charges and expenses

    • Environmental Permits

      We are responsible for two pollution control regulatory regimes under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016.

    • Financial Statement

      Financial statement relating to the Building Regulations Chargeable and Non-Chargeable Account

    • Grants to Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Organisations

      Local authorities must publish details of all grants to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations <br />

    • Independent Remuneration Panel

      Local Authorities (Members Allowances) (England) Regulations 2003

    • Lincolnshire Prepared

      Lincolnshire Prepared demonstrates the strong multi-agency commitment to resilience in Lincolnshire.

    • Local Authority Land

      Local authorities must publish details of all land and building assets including: <br /><br />1. all service and office properties occupied or controlled by user bodies, both freehold and leasehold <br />2. any properties occupied or run under Private Finance Initiative contracts <br />3. all other properties they own or use, for example, hostels, laboratories, investment properties and depots <br />4. garages unless rented as part of a housing tenancy agreement <br />5. surplus, sublet or vacant properties <br />6. undeveloped land <br />7. serviced or temporary offices where contractual or actual occupation exceeds three months, and <br />8. all future commitments, for example under an agreement for lease, from when the contractual <br />commitment is made<br /><br />This information is published in our Property Asset Register.<br />

    • Local Land Charges

      We maintain a register known as the Local Land Charges Register and carry out searches of the Local Land Charge register. We also respond to applications for the Local Authority Searches submitted by solicitors and conveyances as part of the house buying process.

    • Organisation Chart

      Local authorities must publish an organisation chart covering staff in the top three levels of the organisation. The following information must be included for each member of staff included in the chart: <br /><br />1. grade <br />2. job title <br />3. local authority department and team <br />4. whether permanent or temporary staff <br />5. contact details <br />6. salary in £5,000 brackets<br />7. salary ceiling (the maximum salary for the grade).<br /><br /><br />In order to provide an efficient and effective service to you we divide our organisation into a number of Service Area Teams. You can find out more about our various Service Area Teams and their responsibilities in the documents on this page. <br /><br /><br />

    • Procurement Information

      Local authorities must publish details of every invitation to tender for contracts to provide goods and/or services with a value that exceeds £5,000 and details of any contract, commissioned activity, purchase order, framework agreement and any other legally enforceable agreement with a value that exceeds £5,000<br /><br />Local authorities must also publish details of their existing waste collection contracts.<br /><br />

    • Residential Park Home Sites

      In 2013, legislation was introduced which was designed to give greater protection to occupiers of residential mobile homes and enables local authorities to provide more effective enforcement action where required.

    • Temporary Event Notice - Alcohol and Entertainment

      If you wish to hold an ad-hoc event in England or Wales, you must give a temporary event notice (TEN) to your local licensing authority no later than ten working days before the event.

    • Trade Union Facility Time

      Local authorities must publish the following information on trade union facility time: <br /><br />1. total number (absolute number and full time equivalent) of staff who are union representatives (including general, learning and health and safety representatives) <br />2. total number (absolute number and full time equivalent) of union representatives who devote at least 50 per cent of their time to union duties <br />3. names of all trade unions represented in the local authority <br />4. a basic estimate of spending on unions (calculated as the number of full time equivalent days spent on union duties multiplied by the average salary), and <br />5. a basic estimate of spending on unions as a percentage of the total pay bill (calculated as the number of full time equivalent days spent on union duties multiplied by the average salary divided by the total pay bill)

    • Transparency

      In February 2015 the Government issued the Local Government Transparency Code 2015. Part 2 of the Code requires East Lindsey District Council to proactively publish, as a minimum, certain categories of information. <br /><br />This information includes Expenditure exceeding £250, Government Procurement Card transactions, Procurement Information, Local Authority Land, Social Housing Assets, Grants to voluntary, community and social Enterprise organisations, Organisation Chart, Trade Union Facility time, Parking account, Parking spaces, Senior Salaries, Constitution, Pay multiple, Fraud and Waste Contracts <br />

    • We know we have considerable challenges ahead but this should not stop us looking at innovative and ambitious ways of delivering services and advancing this district and county.

    • Zoos

      If you intend to operate a Zoo you will need a Zoo licence. A Zoo is defined as any establishment where "wild animals" are kept for the exhibition to the public, other than in a Circus or Licensed Pet Shop.

  • Council policies and plans
  • Council procedures
  • Council tax
    • Change in circumstances

      If there is a change in your circumstances, for example, if you move address or start running a business from home, you must inform us immediately. If you receive a Council Tax discount or exemption you must tell us within 21 days if there is a change that might affect it. We can impose a £70 penalty if you do not tell us about a change.

    • Completion Notices and New Properties

      Completion Notices are issued on domestic properties, either new builds or those nearing structural completion. A Completion Notice will be served where a property is considered as structurally complete; or that the works remaining can reasonably be expected to be completed within three months. We will contact developers or owners for updates and sometimes, we may visit the property to monitor progress.

    • Council Tax

      We have a responsibility to Council Taxpayers to ensure everyone who should make a contribution towards local services does so, and that the contribution is correct. With our partner organisations, we regularly review all claims for Council Tax discounts and carry out checks where we believe people may be avoiding making payment. This includes visits to homes and caravan sites/holiday accommodation. Where someone is found to be providing inaccurate or false information, this may lead to a penalty of £70, and for repeat offences penalty of £280, as well as a backdated Council Tax bill. If you receive a Council Tax discount, reduction or are in receipt of Council Tax Support and your circumstances change you must let us know immediately.

    • Council Tax Bands and Appeals

      Each property is valued and placed in a Council Tax band by the Valuation Office Agency - part of HM Revenue and Customs. The amount of Council Tax you pay depends on the band.

    • Council Tax Discounts

      We can apply discounts to reduce your bill in certain circumstances, such as a single person living alone or with a carer or student. If you qualify for a Council Tax discount you must tell us within 21 days if there is a change that might affect it. We can impose a £70 penalty if you do not tell us about a change.

    • Council Tax Exemptions

      If your property falls into one of the exemption classes listed below there will be no charge to pay. Some of these exemptions last for a limited time and others last as long as the conditions are met. Some only apply if the property is unoccupied and others can be given on occupied properties.

    • Council Tax Information

      We collect Council Tax from more than 68,000 households in the District on behalf of Lincolnshire County Council, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire and some Parish Councils. We keep less than nine percent of the full Council Tax bill, which we spend on local services. The largest percentage is given to Lincolnshire County Council. The Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire takes the second largest share.

    • Council Tax Payments

      You can pay your Council Tax online using a credit or debit card, over the phone, by Direct Debit or Standing Order, or in person at any Post Office or PayPoint station. Also, did you know that you can pay your Council Tax over 12 months rather than the usual ten?

    • Disabled Relief

      You may get a reduction on your Council Tax if you or someone living with you is permanently and substantially disabled. The disabled person can be an adult or a child.

    • Further £4,000,000 to save by 2019/20

      In recent years we have faced and dealt with significant funding reductions from Central Government with more reductions on the horizon. In addition to the £6,100,000 of budget savings we have already made since 2010/11, we anticipate needing to deliver a further £3m to £4m in reductions through a combination of reduced expenditure and increased income by 2019/20.

    • Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support

      If you are on a low income you may be entitled to claim Housing Benefit or Council Tax Support.

    • Payment Problems

      To give us the best chance of helping you, contact us as soon as you think you are going to have a problem paying your bill.

    • Reminders and Final Notices

      Your Council Tax payments must be received on, or before, the dates shown on your bill. If you pay late you may be sent reminders followed by a final notice.

    • Summons and Enforcement Actions

      If a summons has been sent to you, the Magistrates' Court will be asked to grant a Liability Order. You will need to contact us immediately to discuss repayment options.

    • Unoccupied Properties

      If your property is unoccupied and substantially unfurnished, you might be entitled to a 100 per cent discount for up to two months.

    • View your accounts online

      You can view your Council Tax, Business Rates, Housing Benefits and Landlord payments online. You can also receive your Council Tax bills electronically without the need for paper bills.

    • Who pays Council Tax?

      Council Tax is charged on every domestic property. This can be a house, a bungalow, a flat, a lodge, a caravan or even a houseboat.

  • Council Tax

    We have a responsibility to Council Taxpayers to ensure everyone who should make a contribution towards local services does so, and that the contribution is correct. With our partner organisations, we regularly review all claims for Council Tax discounts and carry out checks where we believe people may be avoiding making payment. This includes visits to homes and caravan sites/holiday accommodation. Where someone is found to be providing inaccurate or false information, this may lead to a penalty of £70, and for repeat offences penalty of £280, as well as a backdated Council Tax bill. If you receive a Council Tax discount, reduction or are in receipt of Council Tax Support and your circumstances change you must let us know immediately.

  • Council tax benefit
    • Change in circumstances

      If there is a change in your circumstances, for example, if you move address or start running a business from home, you must inform us immediately. If you receive a Council Tax discount or exemption you must tell us within 21 days if there is a change that might affect it. We can impose a £70 penalty if you do not tell us about a change.

    • Completion Notices and New Properties

      Completion Notices are issued on domestic properties, either new builds or those nearing structural completion. A Completion Notice will be served where a property is considered as structurally complete; or that the works remaining can reasonably be expected to be completed within three months. We will contact developers or owners for updates and sometimes, we may visit the property to monitor progress.

    • Council Tax

      We have a responsibility to Council Taxpayers to ensure everyone who should make a contribution towards local services does so, and that the contribution is correct. With our partner organisations, we regularly review all claims for Council Tax discounts and carry out checks where we believe people may be avoiding making payment. This includes visits to homes and caravan sites/holiday accommodation. Where someone is found to be providing inaccurate or false information, this may lead to a penalty of £70, and for repeat offences penalty of £280, as well as a backdated Council Tax bill. If you receive a Council Tax discount, reduction or are in receipt of Council Tax Support and your circumstances change you must let us know immediately.

    • Council Tax Bands and Appeals

      Each property is valued and placed in a Council Tax band by the Valuation Office Agency - part of HM Revenue and Customs. The amount of Council Tax you pay depends on the band.

    • Council Tax Discounts

      We can apply discounts to reduce your bill in certain circumstances, such as a single person living alone or with a carer or student. If you qualify for a Council Tax discount you must tell us within 21 days if there is a change that might affect it. We can impose a £70 penalty if you do not tell us about a change.

    • Council Tax Exemptions

      If your property falls into one of the exemption classes listed below there will be no charge to pay. Some of these exemptions last for a limited time and others last as long as the conditions are met. Some only apply if the property is unoccupied and others can be given on occupied properties.

    • Council Tax Information

      We collect Council Tax from more than 68,000 households in the District on behalf of Lincolnshire County Council, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire and some Parish Councils. We keep less than nine percent of the full Council Tax bill, which we spend on local services. The largest percentage is given to Lincolnshire County Council. The Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire takes the second largest share.

    • Council Tax Payments

      You can pay your Council Tax online using a credit or debit card, over the phone, by Direct Debit or Standing Order, or in person at any Post Office or PayPoint station. Also, did you know that you can pay your Council Tax over 12 months rather than the usual ten?

    • Disabled Relief

      You may get a reduction on your Council Tax if you or someone living with you is permanently and substantially disabled. The disabled person can be an adult or a child.

    • Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support

      If you are on a low income you may be entitled to claim Housing Benefit or Council Tax Support.

    • Payment Problems

      To give us the best chance of helping you, contact us as soon as you think you are going to have a problem paying your bill.

    • Reminders and Final Notices

      Your Council Tax payments must be received on, or before, the dates shown on your bill. If you pay late you may be sent reminders followed by a final notice.

    • Unoccupied Properties

      If your property is unoccupied and substantially unfurnished, you might be entitled to a 100 per cent discount for up to two months.

    • View your accounts online

      You can view your Council Tax, Business Rates, Housing Benefits and Landlord payments online. You can also receive your Council Tax bills electronically without the need for paper bills.

    • Who pays Council Tax?

      Council Tax is charged on every domestic property. This can be a house, a bungalow, a flat, a lodge, a caravan or even a houseboat.

  • Council Tax Information

    We collect Council Tax from more than 68,000 households in the District on behalf of Lincolnshire County Council, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire and some Parish Councils. We keep less than nine percent of the full Council Tax bill, which we spend on local services. The largest percentage is given to Lincolnshire County Council. The Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire takes the second largest share.

  • Council vacancies
    • Community Governance Review

      A Community Governance Review is an opportunity for local authorities to consult with local people and organisations and to make changes to community governance if necessary.

  • Councils
    • Area Forums

    • Further £4,000,000 to save by 2019/20

      In recent years we have faced and dealt with significant funding reductions from Central Government with more reductions on the horizon. In addition to the £6,100,000 of budget savings we have already made since 2010/11, we anticipate needing to deliver a further £3m to £4m in reductions through a combination of reduced expenditure and increased income by 2019/20.

    • Home Based Businesses

      Depending on the type of property, usually either Council Tax or Business Rates will be payable - some may pay both.

    • How to Register

    • Jason Oxby

      Homelessness, Housing & Wellbeing Service Manager

    • Revaluation 2017

      The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) regularly reassess and update the rateable values of all business properties, usually every five years. This is called Revaluation. This is done to maintain fairness in the system, by redistributing the total amount of business rates payable nationally, reflecting the changes in the property market. Revaluation does not raise extra revenue overall.

    • Small Business Rate Relief

      If you occupy a property and are not entitled to another mandatory relief you may be able to apply for Small Business Rate Relief.

    • Tell Us Campaign

  • Country parks
    • Mipermit - Cashless Parking

      Parking, especially Pay & Display parking, can be a laborious yet necessary task. Often you end up stood in a queue at the machine, counting the coins in your hand and hoping you have the correct amount or you'll get no change from the machine, or even worse you may not have enough to buy the parking you really need.

  • Crime
  • Curriculum and qualifications (pre-16)
    • Compliments, Complaints and Feedback

      Have you got something to say to us? We welcome your feedback on the services that we run.

    • Data Protection Act

      The Data Protection Act (DPA) 1998 applies to any organisations which hold and process personal information. The act is designed to protect against the misuse of personal data.

    • Privacy Statement

      Information about us and our website and the information that we collect.

    • Privacy Statement

      Information about our Organisation and Website

  • Equal Opportunities

    We treat everyone with courtesy and respect, acknowledging the diversity of our employees and customers, ensuring we deliver services free from discrimination in any form.

  • Horncastle

  • Jobs and Careers

    On this page you will find links to our latest job vacancies. Each advertisement tells you where you should apply for further details and the closing date for that particular vacancy.

  • Kingfisher Caravan Park

    Kingfisher Caravan Park is our static caravan site situated in the centre of Ingoldmells with 726 fully serviced pitches. All caravans at the park are privately owned and the site is open from 1 March to mid-November.

  • Louth

  • Mablethorpe

  • Mablethorpe TIC

    Mablethorpe TIC is situated in the Community Access Point on Stanley Avenue.

  • Manby

  • Public Sector

    Vacancies in other public sector bodies throughout Lincolnshire.

  • Skegness

  • Skegness TIC

    Our Skegness TIC is situated inside the Embassy Theatre on Grand Parade.

  • Tourist Information Centres

    Details of Tourist Information Centres that we provide. There are other Tourist Information Points run by community organisations.

  • Training and Development

    It is our policy to ensure that all employees are recruited, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, the requirements of the job and similar objective criteria.

  • Working for Us

    We believe work should be enjoyable, challenging and rewarding and we work hard to create an environment in which you are supported to achieve your potential.

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