Council Services

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Local authorities, or councils as they're commonly known are responsible for enforcing regulations and local byelaws concerning a wide variety of business activities, and it may be necessary to contact one or more local authority department depending on the business sector or activity. 

Business owners should consult the local authority for specific advice and guidance. Some of the main activities and regulatory functions include: 


If you are unsure which council service it is you need, contact a member of out Business Gateshead team on