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Weymouth and Portland Borough Council services

How Weymouth and Portland Borough Council is structured to deliver services and local people's priorities.

The things that we think are important are set out in our corporate plan (pdf, 2Mb) (opens in a new window)

To make sure we make a difference in the priority areas outlined in the plan and deliver services that local people need Weymouth and Portland Borough Council is organised into three directorates. Each is run by a director who is responsible to the Chief Executive.

The directorates are:


Runs services including:

  • Leisure and cultural facilities
  • Harbour management
  • Waste collection and recycling
  • Street cleaning 
  • Tourist information centres
  • Environmental health
  • Licensing
  • Housing services


Runs services including:

  • Planning
  • Building control
  • Car parks 
  • Property 
  • Harbour and coastal infrastructure 
  • Economic regeneration


Runs services including:

  • Collecting council tax and business rates
  • Issuing housing benefits
  • Public toilets
  • Maintaining council property
  • Elections
  • Internal services including accountancy, legal and democratic support
  • HR
  • Customer services
  • Communications and consultation
  • IT
  • Business improvement

For more information on Weymouth and Portland Borough Council's staff structure see our structure chart (pdf, 134kb) (opens in a new window) .

The council is run by elected councillors.

See our  Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act Policy (pdf, 311kb) (opens in a new window) .

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