You can contact the council online to pay, report, request, apply for or enquire about our services, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
8:45am to 5:15pm Monday to Thursday
8:45 to 4:45pm Friday
Contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the relevant web pages to find our service email addresses
Complete a service enquiry form
If your enquiry is for a specific service, complete the appropriate online service enquiry form:
- Benefits enquiry
- Business and community enquiry
- Business rates enquiry
- Community development enquiry
- Council tax enquiry
- Democratic services/electoral enquiry
- Environmental health enquiry
- Housing maintenance enquiry
- Housing management enquiry
- Licensing enquiry
- Open spaces enquiry (parks/cemeteries)
- Pest control enquiry
- Planning enquiry
- Street name and numbering enquiry
- Street scene enquiry (lighting/parking/dog warden)
- Supported housing enquiry
- Waste enquiry
For general enquiries contact our customer centre on 01748 829100
Customer calls to the contact centre, revenues and benefits teams are recorded for training and quality purposes. Click on the following link to see the call recording policy.
Out of hours
5:15pm to 8:45am Monday to Thursday
4:45pm Friday to 8:45am Monday
In an out of hours emergency, please call 01653 697737
Visit us - community offices
Please note that our community offices are now closed until further notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. An appointment system is available for urgent business only at Mercury House. Please access our services via this website or by calling 01748 829100.
We have five community offices throughout the district. Please click on the community office for more information, including address and opening times:
- Mercury House, Richmond
- Colburn community office
- Leyburn community office
- Reeth community office
- Upper Wensleydale community office, Hawes
SignLive - support for British Sign Language users
We have now partnered with BSL Online Interpreting Service, SignLive. This enables residents from the deaf community to contact the council ‘live’ via a professional British Sign Language interpreter free of charge.
This free service can be used when calling us from your home or if you are visiting Mercury House in Richmond. The service is available Monday to Thursday from 8.45am to 5.15pm, and Fridays from 8.45am to 4.45pm.
Further details can be found on our SignLive page.