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Moving In 

The local government services in the borough are split between Fareham Borough Council and Hampshire County Council.

Fareham Borough Council is responsible for delivering local projects and essential services such as leisure, housing, planning, benefits and refuse, recycling and garden waste collection throughout the Borough.  

Hampshire County Council is responsible for delivering social care, education, and public health, as well as County-wide services such as road maintenance, street lighting, on-street parking, Blue Badges and Concessionary Travel. You can find out more information about what services Hampshire County Council provide and their contact details at External Hyperlink  

How to Contact Us

Our opening times are Monday to Friday 8.45am - 5.15pm. During these times you can contact our switchboard on 01329 236100 and speak to one of our Customer Service Advisers. Our contact page details all the various ways you can speak to us.

Register to Vote

As a Fareham resident you will need to register to vote in the next elections. Please visit the website External Hyperlink to register or to change your address for voting. If you need assistance, the Elections team can be contacted on 01329 824588. You can also email

You can find out what ward you live in and who your local councillor is  by entering your postcode on this page:

Council Tax

You will need to setup a Council Tax account. This can be done by completing an online form. If you need assitance, the Council Tax Team can be contacted on 01329 824651. You can also email 

Once your account is set up, you can register for 'My Account' to manage your council tax online from the Council's website. You can view the registration page here.

Navigating our Website

There is a wealth of information on our website but sometimes you may not know where to look for it. We have grouped key services into themes on the homepage which you may find useful, or you can use the A - Z bar in the top right hand corner. 

Keeping up to Date

If you would like to keep up with news from your Council, you can follow us on Facebook or X (formerly Twitter) where we post all the latest news and details of any consultations and events. There are lots of others ways too.  Check out our 'keeping up to date' section to find out more.

Climate Change 

We have put together some useful information pages and toolkits to help residents on their carbon reduction journeys.

Return to the section for new residents



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