Frequently Asked Questions
Here you'll find answers to the questions we get asked the most.
Housing and Homelessness
Q: I am homeless, or about to be made homeless. Who do I contact for help?
A: Register online if you are homeless or at risk of becoming homelessness and want to live in East Lindsey. Click here or call 01507 613135
Q: I would like to move to Skegness, how do I apply for housing?
A: East Lindsey District Council are the responsible authority for housing. Information can be found on their website www.e-lindsey.gov.uk or call 01507 601111
Q: My circumstances have changed, who do I need to contact for Council Tax purposes?
A: Please contact East Lindsey District Council on 01507 601111 or report online www.e-lindsey.co.uk
Q: How can I find out when my bins get collected?
A: Household waste bins are collected by East Lindsey District Council. You can find your collection dates on their website - www.e-lindsey.gov.uk
Q: My bin hasn't been emptied this week, who do I contact?
A: If your bin or sack has been missed after being correctly presented it must be reported to East Lindsey District Council by ringing Customer Services on 01507 601111 within 3 working days so that they can return to collect the waste.
Q: When is the tip open?
A: The opening hours for the Skegness recycling centre can be found on Lincolnshire County Council's website: www.lincolnshire.gov.uk or call 01522 782070
Reporting a Fault
Q: The street light outside my house isn't working. Who can I contact ?
A: Please report this to Lincolnshire County Council via Fix My Street
Q: How do I report a pothole?
A: To report a pothole, please fill in the online form on Lincolnshire County Council's website: www.lincolnshire.gov.uk
Parking and Public Transport
Q: How do I apply for a bus pass?
A: You can apply for, or renew, a bus pass on Lincolnshire County Council's website. www.lincolnshire.gov.uk
Q: Where can I park in Skegness?
A: East Lindsey District Council have information about Council operated car parks in Skegness on their website here: e-lindsey.gov.uk Onstreet parking restrictions can be found on Lincolnshire County Council's website here: lincolnshire.gov.uk
Q: Where do I find out information about bus timetables?
A: For information about Lincolnshire's bus service please visit lincsbus.info