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Residents parking permit

Annual resident parking permits are now virtual and paper permits are no longer being issued.

Council housing

Apply to join the Waltham Forest Housing Register.

Manage your benefits online

Register for an account to view online details for Council Tax, Housing and Council Tax Support, Landlord and Business Rates.

Job vacancies at Waltham Forest Council

View our job vacancies and submit an application form.

School place - primary or secondary

Apply for a school place for your child.

Housing Benefit

You can claim Housing Benefit if you are on a low income or are unemployed.

Request a new bin or recycling bag

Tell us if you need a new bin or recycling bag for refuse, recycling or trade.

Council Tax exemption

Select a Council Tax exemption that you wish to apply for.

Student discount / exemption on Council Tax

If there is more than one adult living in the property who is a full time student, they will each need to complete a form and upload their certificates.

Private Rented Property Licence

Application for private sector landlords.

Blue Badges / Parking permits for disabled people

The Blue Badge scheme helps badge holders travel independently, as either a driver or passenger, by allowing them to park close to their destination.

Social Fund Scheme

Make an application for financial and other assistance to help you through a crisis.

Council Tax Support

Make an application for Council Tax Support if you are on a low income or get state benefits.

Free school meals

Contact our Free School Meals team to find out if you your child is eligible for free school meals.

Local Housing Allowance

Apply for help with the cost of your rent.

Submit a planning application

Submit a planning application through The Planning Portal, the Government’s official planning website.

Parking challenge: a clamp or removal

Please provide your your representation details. If this form is received after the Notice to Owner has been issued, this challenge will be processed as a formal representation.

Parking suspension

Parking suspension is where parking is currently permitted and you wish to suspend it to undertake either works on the highway, or an adjacent location.

Assisted refuse collection

Make an application for an assisted refuse collection if you are unable to take your bin to the kerbside because of disability, mobility problems or ill health and there is no one else in the household who can assist you.

Freedom of Information (FOI) request

Make a request for Information from the London Borough of Waltham Forest.

Parking dispensation

Apply to park on a restriction at a specific location and a specific time and day.

Discretionary Housing Payments

Discretionary Housing Payments

Sign up to get Waltham Forest News by email

Read Waltham Forest News, the Council's newspaper, online.

Vote by post

Apply to vote by post.

Vote by proxy

Apply to have an appointed person cast your vote on your behalf.

Join Waltham Forest Library

Join Waltham Forest Library to borrow books, CDs and other items.

Online security

All online communication is sent over a secure connection so that your personal and payment details remain safe.

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