Bristol Council Contact Number: 0117 922 2000

Call a representative from Bristol council on their general enquiries contact number 0117 922 2000  to discuss your council tax band or to pay a parking fine over the phone.


Bristol City Council – What They Do?

Bristol City Council is the local authority of Bristol and its executive function is controlled by a directly elected mayor who is responsible for the public services in the area. However, the City of Bristol has 35 wards and elects a total of 70 councillors, whom help the local government to decide on issues ranging from council tax to recycling bins, along with schools and public parking.


Council Enquiries – 0117 922 2000

Contact a representative from the City of Bristol Council by calling their general enquiries telephone number 0117 922 2000 to enquire about any road closures in the area before asking how they may effect public parking spaces. Moreover, you can also enquire how to pay a bus lane violation or parking fine while eligible drivers can discuss how to apply for a disabled parking blue badge. If you are unsure of your bin collection day is then you can ask a representative before even requesting an additional wheelie bin for your recycling. You may even wish to enquire about the contact details and address of your nearest public library if you are a resident of the Bristol area. Moreover, callers can request a renewal for a borrowed library book over the phone in order to avoid any late return charges.


Housing Benefit Enquiries – 0117 922 2300

Call Bristol Council on their housing benefit enquiries telephone number 0117 922 2300 to discuss your eligibility for the UK benefit. Furthermore, successful housing benefit claimants may also qualify for a council tax reduction or exemption if they are living below a certain household income threshold. You should also report a change of circumstance if you are an currently claiming housing benefit from the council as you may have to pay back any money that you have received but are no longer entitled to.


Electoral Register – 01902 551 177

You should call the City of Bristol council on their electoral register contact number 01902 551 177 to add your name to the UK voting register over the phone. For instance, callers can register to vote in a UK general election or for a local council election before asking for the address of their nearest polling station.


Call Costs and Contact Hours

The City of Bristol council uses a 01 contact number for each of its helplines meaning that callers will be charged the same standard per-minute rate as any other local call made from a UK mobile or landline telephone. However, you may be able to contact a representative from council for free if you are using any inclusive free minutes that have been offered by your service provider as part of a monthly tariff deal. Bristol council is available to take calls from the public during the hours 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Thursday and from 8.30am to 4.30pm on Fridays.


Bristol Council Contact Numbers – at a glance

Bristol Council Department UK Contact Number
General Enquiries 0117 922 2000
Roads, Pavements and Drains 0117 922 2100
Births, Deaths, Marriages and Citizenship 0117 922 2800
Planning and Building Control 0117 922 3000
Electoral Services 0117 922 3400
Housing Benefit Enquiries 0117 922 2300


Write to the Council

If you have a formal complaint to make abut the services provided by the council or would like to report any anti-social behaviour in your area then you should write to their City Centre postal address: Bristol City Council, City Hall, PO Box 3176, Bristol, BS3 9FS, United Kingdom.