Carrickfergus Borough Council - Services

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Services.

Below can be found a list of alphabetically listed Council services. More details about each servcies can be accessed by clicking on the services link which you are interested in.

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Allotment Gardens

The Council has provided allotment gardens in Eden which are available for local residents. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8039 More details

Amphitheatre

The brand new Amphitheatre opened its doors to the public on 17th August 2009. The Amphitheatre’s impressive range of public facilities has been designed to the highest standard and with access for all in mind. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8888 More details

Animal Welfare

From the 2nd of April 2012, District Councils have had responsibility for enforcement of the powers in the Welfare of Animals (NI) Act 2011, in respect of non-farmed animals’ e.g. domestic pets of any vertebrate species and equines (horses and donkeys). Domestic Pets - for calls concerning the Carrickfergus Borough Council area please telephone 028 2566 0412 (After 5pm Monday to Friday and at weekends and over holiday periods contact the same number and your call will be diverted to an answering service). Farmed Animals - (that is animals bred or kept for the production of food, wool or skin or other farming purposes) should be referred to the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. During office hours Monday to Friday 9am-5pm telephone - 0300 200 7840. (Weekends - contact a local Private Veterinary Practice or PSNI who will, as necessary, refer the welfare complaint to the relevant On Call officer). Welfare of Wild Animals/Animal Fighting - welfare complaints in respect of wild animals or animal fighting should be referred to your local Police Station - Telephone 0845 600 8000.

Bentra Golf Course

Bentra Golf Course is located in Whitehead. The Course is a well matured 9 hole course, Bentra is designed with the experienced golfer and novice in mind. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8039 More details

Building Services

Building Services are responsible for enforcing the Building Regulations when building works are carried out within the Carrickfergus Borough Council area. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8061 More details

Bulky Waste Collection

The Council provides a free bulky waste collection to householders in the borough. These requests can now be made online or by contacting us on 028 9335 8083 More details

Carrickfergus in Bloom

Carrickfergus Borough Council developed the ‘Carrickfergus in Bloom’ initiative to brighten up the Borough, and as a result, each summer it is enlivened by hundreds of hanging baskets, bedding displays, shrub beds and trees that help make the town a brighter place for its citizens and visitors. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8039 More details

Cemeteries

Carrickfergus Borough Council is responsible for the running and maintenance of Victoria Cemetery and North Road Cemetery. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8024 More details

Community Centres

Carrickfergus Borough Council has direct responsibility for the maitenance and programme development for five Community Centres. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8040 More details

Corporate Plan

The cornerstone of Carrickfergus Council is the delivery of public services. This is encapsulated within the Council's Mission Statement contained within its' Corporate Plan. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8003 More details

Council Minutes

Council Minutes for all Standing Committees of Council are available for public inspection once adopted by Council. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8000 More details

Countryside Access

The Council is fully committed to meeting its obligations under the Access to the Countryside (Northern Ireland) Order 1983, By which District Councils in Northern Ireland have a duty: "to assert, protect and keep open and free from obstruction or encroachment any public right of way, and compile and preserve maps and other records of public rights of way in their district". For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8039 More details

Disability

Council is required by law (Disability Discrimination Act 1995, and Disability Discrimination Order NI 2006) to ensure that, when developing policy and conducting business generally, people who have a disability are in no way treated less favourably than people without disabilities. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8003 More details

Dog Pound

The Council runs a dog pound where stray dogs are kept until claimed by their owner. A rehoming service for unwanted and stray dogs is also provided. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 1639 More details

Dog Warden

The Dog warden enforces a range of legislation covering stray dogs and dog attacks. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8071

Equality

Section 75 and schedule 9 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 ('the Act') place new duties on public authorities to promote equality of opportunity and good relations. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8003 More details

Food Hygiene Rating Scheme

The Score on the Doors scheme came to an end in October 2012 and has been replaced by the Food Standards Agency's Food Hygiene Rating Scheme. Carrickfergus Council is currently working towards the introduction of the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme by January 2013. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8071 More details

Food Safety

The Environmental Health Section ensures food businesses comply with food safety legislation. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8071 More details

Freedom of Information

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 makes it easier for you to get information about us. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8028 More details

Gender

The Council has, with guidance from the Local Government Staff Commission and the Equality Commission, adopted a Gender Action Plan in order to address gender inequalities in the workplace and further. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8003 More details

Good Relations

The Good Relations function of Council is overseen by the Good Relations Sub Committee of Council which sits in the Development Services Department. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8035 More details

Grants and Funding

Carrickfergus Borough Council acknowledge the efforts of local, cultural, community and sporting groups as well as individuals in their contribution towards the development of a sustainable community. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8032 More details

Health and Safety

The Environmental Health section is responsible for ensuring businesses comply with Health and Safety legislation. The Environmental Health is responsible for health and safety in offices, shops, warehousing and catering businesses, while HSENI is responsible for a range of other premises including manufacturing. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8071

Leisure Centre

The brand new Amphitheatre opened its doors to the public on 17th August 2009. The Amphitheatre’s impressive range of public facilities has been designed to the highest standard and with access for all in mind. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8888 More details

Marina

The marina area at Carrickfergus boasts excellent amenities for berthing, setting sail and relaxing. For further information, please contact: 028 9336 6666 More details

Museum

Carrickfergus is the most archaeologically explored town in Northern Ireland. The finds on display at Carrickfergus Museum provide a remarkable glimpse into life in the town from the Medieval period to more recent times. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8049 More details

Noise

The Environmental Health Department can investigate noise complaints under the Pollution Control and Local Government (NI) Order 1978. Officers can investigate noise complaints from domestic, commercial and industrial sources. For further information, please contact 028 9335 8071 More details

Opening Times

Carrickfergus Borough Council operates many facilities which are used by residents of the Borough and visitors to the Borough alike. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8000 More details

Parks and Countryside

Carrickfergus Borough is recognised both locally and nationally for its Parks & Countryside. Not only has the region won 'Ulster in Bloom' six times, but it has been runner-up in 'Britain in Bloom' five times. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8039 More details

Pest Control

The Environmental Health Department offers a range of advice regarding pest prevention, dealing with infestations and pest proofing your home. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8071 More details

Planning Service

The Planning Service is responsible for all aspects of the planning process. If you have any queries regarding a planning application you should contact the Planning Service office in County Hall Ballymena Tel 028 2565 3333

Policing and Community Safety Partnership

Carrickfergus District Policing Partnership has a series of statutory functions laid down in the Police Act 2000. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8042 More details

Public Conveniences

The Cleansing Section is responsible for the operation of the Public Conveniences located at the Harbour Car Park, Carrickfergus and Chester Avenue, Whitehead. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8083 More details

Recycling

A range of recycling schemes are run in Carrickfergus including a brown bin for garden waste along with black and red kerby boxes for other materials collected through Bryson House. Further recycling facilities are available at the Civic Amenity site at Sullatober. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8083 More details

Regeneration

Carrickfergus Borough Council is working in Parnership with a number of service providers to ensure that the Borough continues to attract both visitors and investors to a thriving historical town. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8000 More details

Registrar

Our Registrar’s Office is one of the 26 district registration offices in Northern Ireland. The Registrar has responsibility for the registration of births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8047 More details

Sponsorship Opportunities

Across Carrickfergus’ range of services there are a number of opportunities for local business, partners and stakeholders to reach thousands of potential customers by placing their business name in highly visible locations for exposure throughout the Borough, or aligning it alongside community events or activity. For local business especially, sponsorship offers an opportunity to communicate to the target audience of local residents and visitors and can create a borrowed association with community based activity in addition to raising the business’ profile. More details

Sports Development

The Sports Development team at Carrickfergus Borough Council strives to implement an ethos of excellence in sport at all levels. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8888 More details

Street Trading

Environmental Health is responsible for regulating street trading in the Borough. The Street Trading Act (NI) 2001 places restrictions on where and how people can trade. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8071 More details

Tenders

The Council advertises its tenders on this website when available. For further information, please contact 028 9335 8000 More details

Tobacco Control

The Smoking (NI) Order 2006 affects most businesses in Northern Ireland including factories, offices, bars and restaurants as well as work vehicles and public transport. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8071 More details

Tourist Information

With friendly, informed staff, a popular gift shop and a wide range of brochures and tourist information, a visit to the TIC will help you make the most of your time in Carrickfergus. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8049 More details

Tree Week

National Tree Week is an annual festival to mark the start of the tree planting season, and a nationwide celebration of trees and woods. The Week is a great chance for communities to do something positive for their local treescape. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8039 More details

Waste Collection

We operate an alternate week collection for grey bins and brown bins. Every household in the Borough is given a calendar of the collection dates. For further information, please contact: 028 9335 8083 More details

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