Find out what benefits you could get, how much you could get and how to claim
Rubbish and recycling collections, recycling centres and commercial waste
Register a birth or death, find your nearest register office and search wedding venues
Support for new and developing businesses, advice for consumers, licences, permits and broadband
Get support for adults and carers, including financial help, health, wellbeing and the Carers' Information Hub
Information and guidance to help children, young people and their families
Pay your Council Tax, view your account and available discounts and reductions
Councillors, committee meetings and current and previous elections
Country parks and open spaces including Rights of Way, beaches, gardens, children's play areas and allotments
Apply for a school place, school term dates and adult education and training courses
Advice about emergencies, severe weather, closed schools and services
Information about environmental health including animal welfare, health and safety, pollution, pest control and food hygiene
Apply to be on the housing register, advice on homelessness and housing advice for landlords and tenants
Search our job vacancies and find out about career and volunteering opportunities.
Dorset Library Service, the Dorset History Centre and information about arts, history and local heritage
Car parks including location details, charges and facilities, parking fines, park and ride and disabled parking
Planning applications, building control, local land charges and street naming and numbering.
Report a road problem, get information on roadworks, highways improvements and maintenance.
Leisure centres, outdoor education centres, sports and activities
Live travel updates, roadworks, bus information, community transport, cycling and driver training
View our webcams, find out about support for community and voluntary organisations and statistics and census information
About your local council including how to make a complaint and what grants could be available to you
Six councils into one, working for Dorset. Find out more.
Read our responses to questions we know you've been asking about Dorset Council.
Results of the Dorset Council election
If you need to get in touch, find out how.