West Sussex County Council responsibilities


Links to all of the following can be found on the WSCC web site by following this link https://www.westsussex.gov.uk


Books, information, life-long learning, free internet and Wi-Fi can all be found in  libraries.

Social care and health

Social care support and public health in West Sussex.

Education, children and families

Schools, childcare, adoption, fostering and other services for children and families.


Find County Council vacancies and volunteering opportunities, as well as pensions information.

Roads and travel

Report problems and find travel, parking and highway maintenance information.

Births, marriages and deaths

Births, getting married, citizenship ceremonies, deaths, copy certificates and nationality checking.

About the County Council

Local councillors, council meetings, policies, pensions, finance and budgets, news and campaigns and contacting us.


How to find, comment on or submit a planning application.

Land, waste and housing

Information about public paths, what happens to your waste and help with housing.

Leisure, recreation and community

Enjoy, explore and engage with West Sussex and your community.

Business and consumers

Information for new or developing businesses and advice for consumers.

Fire, emergencies and crime

Fire safety advice, access to the emergency incident map, dealing with crime and domestic abuse and general community safety advice.