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Frequently asked questions

Here you'll find answers to the questions we get asked the most.

  • Q:

    Do we have a mobile recycling site in Selsey?

    A:

    Yes. Once a fortnight the Mobile Waste Recycling Site visits East Beach Car Park. For full details of the dates visit www.recycleforwestsussex.org/recycling-sites/mobile-sites/selsey-and-the-witterings/

  • Q:

    Who do I speak to about Pavement and Road surface issues ?

    A:

    Faults on the highways including uneven paving slabs, pot holes, obstructions on footpaths etc. should be reported to the WSCC Highways Authority on 01243 777100

  • Q:

    How can I find out when my bins get collected?

    A:

    Household waste bins are collected by Chichester District Council, you can find details of waste collection dates on their website - www.chichester.gov.uk. However we can also help you and print these details out for you, simply pop into our offices for more details.

  • Q:

    How can I get a Green Bin?

    A:

    Green Bins are organised through Chichester District Council (01243 785166). However we can help you apply for a green bin if you visit our offices.

  • Q:

    The street light outside my house isn't working. Who can I contact ?

    A:

    To report a street lighting fault call 01243 605803. It would be helpful if you had the column number (painted on the lamp) handy when you called.

  • Q:

    How can I find out about roadworks and road closures?

    A:

    Details of all roadworks and road closures can be found by visiting https://www.westsussex.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/roadworks-and-projects/

  • Q:

    Who should I contact to report Fly Tipping?

    A:

    Fly Tipping issues are managed by Chichester District Council. Incidents of fly tipping can be reported on-line by visiting - www.chichester.gov.uk/flytipping#report or call 01243 785166. Alternatively visit www.gov.uk/government/organisations/environment-agency.

  • Q:

    Can I put dog waste in a normal black bin ?

    A:

    Yes you can. Dog waste can either go in the red dog waste bins or in a normal black rubbish bin, we would politely ask all members of our community to pick up after their dogs. For more advice and information visit www.chichester.gov.uk/dogadviceandinformation.

  • Q:

    The traffic lights in the town are not working. Who will repair them ?

    A:

    All traffic signals are maintained by West Sussex County Council. Call 0845 712 5415 to report any faults.

  • Q:

    Am I allowed to put advertising boards or posters up ?

    A:

    For full regulations on advertising view the file to the right - Guide to Advertising Regulations. Page 17 (Class 3) is of particular note.

  • Q:

    Where are Emergency Defibrillators located within Selsey?

    A:

    Details of defibirllator locations can be found by visiting http://selseyfirstresponders.org/pads/

  • Q:

    I keep getting cold callers knocking on my door?

    A:

    If you feel threatened or bothered call 999 (if an emergency) or Sussex 101 and report to the police. Print out the poster to the right and put up in a visible place on your property.

  • Q:

    I have an issue with pests/wasps, who can help ?

    A:

    For help and advice dealing with household pests contact the District Council on 01243 785166 and they can make an appointment for a Pest Control Officer to call.

  • Q:

    I have a swarm of bees in my garden, what should I do ?

    A:

    The British Beekeepers Association can provide help and guidance including details of your nearest 'swarm' Collector! Visit www.bbka.org.uk for more information.