Revenues and Benefits Essential Maintenance
Due to essential maintenance please note we are not able to respond to council tax or business rates enquiries until Monday 25th February. We apologise for any inconvenience.
As a major landowner in Dudley, the Council deals with an extensive assortment of both commercial and industrial lettings, together with sales of land and property for development.
There are 22 Conservation Areas in Dudley Borough. Some are canal centred, some are set around open space or canals and others around local shopping or residential centres.
The Council provides advice on drainage and sewerage issues as part of its Public Health Duty. Private Drainage including Cesspits and Septic Tanks are the responsibility of the owners or occupiers it serves. For tenanted properties this responsibility lies with the Landlord.
In the case of drainage problems for tenants in Council Houses, please contact our Repairs Management Centre, on 0300 555 8283
The Geotechnical section are responsible for the investigation and assessment of the condition of near surface soils and abandoned mine workings and there impact on potential development. They also provide engineering input on Council remediation of former industrial derelict and contaminated land including soil strength improvement, soil decontamination works and mine shaft stabilisation.
General geotechnical advice is provided to the private sector on Planning and Building control issues.
If you are a potential buyer of a property then as part of the conveyancing process, a Local Land Charge Search against that property is conducted to uncover any restrictions or legal obligations on the building(s) or plot of land.
The Council is responsible for the Naming and Numbering of new streets, and the changing/reallocation of individual property addresses.
Dudley’s archaeological heritage is a vital component of the historic environment comprising many hundreds of sites, buildings and structures. A record of all Dudley’s known archaeological sites is kept on the Historic Environment Record.
The Council deals with an extensive assortment of both commercial and industrial lettings, together with sales of land and property for development.
There is a variety of interactive and static mapping available online, which display information about the local area. These include:
GIS-MO (Getting Information Simply - Mapping Online) Search for specific addresses, find your nearest service or facility, undertake on-screen measurements.
GIS-MO for Historic Mapping - Provides an interactive facility to view borough mapping dating from 1881 through to the present day and aerial photography from 1945 to 2009.
Adopted Unitary Development Plan - View what land use policies and proposals apply to specific areas within the borough using this interactive map-based service.