Dorset County Council

By SPP Reporter

County Hall, Dorchester
County Hall, Dorchester

Dorset County Council (DCC) is the county council that serves the county of Dorset and provides the upper tier of local government. The county council is based at County Hall in Dorchester.

Dorset County Council's responsibilities include schools, social care for the elderly and vulnerable, road maintenance, libraries and trading standards.

Dorset County Council

County Hall

Colliton Park



Tel: 01305 221000

Opening hours of County Hall

Monday to Thursday 8.15am to 5.30pm

Friday 8.15am to 4.30pm

Closed Saturday and Sunday

Purbeck District Council
Purbeck District Council

The Bovington and Lulworth areas are also covered by Purbeck District Council, one of six smaller authorities whose responsibilities include local planning, council housing, refuse collection, sports and leisure facilities, and street cleaning.

Purbeck District Council,

Westport House,

Worgret Road,



BH20 4PP

Tel: 01929 556561

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