Here is a list of some of the most popular things you can apply for.

Active Redditch Kids

Active Redditch Kids is a series of holiday sports and active fun camps for children and young people.

Adaptations, alterations, improvements

If you are a council tenant here's how you may carry out improvements to your home.


Allotments are a great way to be active, socialise and grow fruit and vegetables. There are 790 allotment plots in Redditch!

Apply for a Blue Badge

External Link to Worcestershire County Council Blue Badge Scheme

Apply for a disabled parking space

Under certain conditions you can request us to create a disabled parking space close to where you live.

Apply for planning permission

Normally if you wish to develop land or buildings you will have to apply to us for planning permission.

Commercial Vehicle and Trailer (CVT) Permits

CVT Permits allow for the disposal of Household Waste from residents private properties in Herefordshire and Worcestershire using 'commercial type' vehicles

Council Tax discounts and disregards

Find out if your Council Tax could be discounted for a range of reasons including living alone, certain disabilities and more.

Disabled Facilities Grants

If you're a homeowner you may be able to get help to pay for essential adaptations to your home if you or someone who lives with you has a disability.

Dropped Kerb

A link to the Worcestershire County Dropped Kerb page

Electoral register

Get on the electoral register (sometimes called the electoral roll), or update your name or address details, here.

Free School Meals

a link to Worcestershire County Council to apply for free school meals


Here's everything you need to rent a garage from us, from payments to cancellations.

Grants and funding

You can often get grants and funding to help your business, including for voluntary and community operations and sports clubs. Find out more here.

Grants to help create your first parking space

If you don’t already have a parking space on your property and want to create one, we can help.

Help with Council Tax

You may be able to get help with your Council Tax if you are, or someone who lives with you is, on a low income or disabled.

Home Choice

Apply for council and housing association properties in Redditch with Home Choice here.

Housing Benefit

Housing Benefit can help you pay your rent if you’re on a low income. Find out more here.

Joint tenancy

Two or more adults can sign a joint tenancy and share all responsibility for it. Here are the details.


You may need licenses or permits for your business activity, to ensure high standards and public safety. Find out more here.

Litter and dog bins

Here's how we deal with litter or dog bins. If you see a problem, please tell us.

NEW Lifeline

Our community alarm service provides peace of mind 24 hours per day, 365 days per year to vulnerable people and their families.

New or replacement bin request

If you have lost your bin or it is damaged, you can request a replacement here.

Parenting and Family Support Service

The Parenting and Family Support Service is here to support you and your family.


Get a Reddicard today for 12 months of discount savings on all sorts of activities and things to do in Redditch.

Request a different size bin

If your bins are too big or too small for your needs, you can request a change here.

Resident and visitor parking permits

Some roads have parking schemes to improve parking for residents and visitors. On these roads, parking is limited without a permit.

Residents Permits - Household Recycling Centre

All you need to know about Residents Permits, allowing for the disposal of Household Waste for residents at the Household Recycling Centre

Right to buy

If you are a council tenant you may be able to buy your home at a discount under the right to buy scheme. Find out more here.

School Admissions

a link to Worcestershire County Council School Admissions page

Septic tanks and cesspool emptying

If you have a septic tank, cesspit or cesspool we can empty it for you at low cost.

Small business rate relief

Could your small businesses be paying less tax through a discount on your business rates?

Street naming and numbering

You can change or get a new postcode, street name or number here.

Temporary Event Notices

Planning an event that includes licensable activities on unlicensed premises? Notify us at least 10 working days before your event.