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Rutland County Council

Rutland County Council is a unitary authority responsible for local government in Rutland. The Council is based at Catmose House, in the historic market town of Oakham.

Historically, Rutland County Council began in 1889 when it was established under the Local Government Act 1888. It has been existing as an independent authority since 1st April 1997, when Rutland left Leicestershire to reclaim its own identity, 

The Council is responsible for:

  • Education
  • Transport
  • Social Care
  • Libraries
  • Waste Management
  • Recycling
  • Council Tax Collections
  • Housing
  • Planning & Planning Applications

Other services, such as Fire and Safety, Police and Trading Standards are shared with either Leicestershire County Council or Peterborough City Council.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Customer Services
01572 722 577
Visit the Rutland County Council website
Related Services
SEND - Education Health Care Plans
One-to-One cycle training
Adult Social Care - Support Needs and Assessment
Community Safety
Community Support Service - Brightways
Uppingham Library
Ketton Library
Oakham Library
Rutland Mobile Library
P3 - Rutland Housing & Homelessness Floating Support Service
Social Media

Where to go

Rutland County Council
Catmose House
Catmos Street
LE15 6HP
View LE15 6HP on a map

Time / Date Details

When is it on
8:30 - 17:00 Monday - Thursday
8:30 - 16:30 Friday
Closed Weekends

Other Details


There is no cost for visiting the Council, however Car Parks are charged. Catmose Cark Park charges are Up to 1/2 Hour - 40p Up to 1 Hour - 80p Up to 2 hours - £1.60 Up to 3 hours - £2.40 Over 3 hours on day of issue - £4.00 To pay by RingGo please use RingGo 4185

This page was last updated on: 23/03/2022

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