Starting a new food business or taking over an existing business? You must register with the Council at least 28 days before opening. Register online now.
We have the power to investigate and remove abandoned vehicles
The Freedom of Information Act gives you the right to access recorded information held by public sector organisations
Contact details for Building Control service
About the Council
Find out more about the Environmental Health, Protection and Development Service
If you need a larger bin, contact the council
Information about buying additional certificates for life events
Ards and North Down’s Age Friendly Strategy provides a framework to make our Borough a great place to live and grow older.
Clean air is essential for health and helps to make the Borough a pleasant place to live
A new Arts Directory for Ards and North Down
The animal welfare service can give help or advice about caring for animals
Information on Council's prior year performance.
Information on how to make an application
Information about Trading at Tourism Events in AND Council area
Working to make our community a safer place to live
If you are not satisfied with the outcome of a grant application process the Council has a grants appeals process in place.
Find out more about Leisure in Ards and North Down
Ards Arts Centre has exhibitions, performances and artists' talks during the year
Information on Ards Market
Supplementary Planning Guidance
Information on arts and heritage in Ards and North Down
Arts Funding Opportunities currently available -
Multi-Annual Arts Funding
If you feel you are unable to leave your bin to the kerbside for collection, you can apply for an 'assisted lift'
Local Government Auditor's report on how the Council discharges its duties in relation to improvement.
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