The A-Z of Services is a list of public services provided by Orkney Islands Council, alphabetically arranged and hyper-linked to the web page where the topic is discussed in greater detail. This is very similar to the way a traditional index, that is usually found to the rear of non-fiction books, works.
Search the A-Z of Services
Papdale Halls of Residence
Information about the Papdale Halls of Residence.
Papdale Halls of Residence Three Night Weekend
Orkney Islands Council is consulting on the option of a three night weekend for Papdale Halls residents and potential effect on ferry and school timetables.
Information about Education and Leisure Services Parental Involvement.
Parental Involvement Act
Information about the Parental Involvement Act 2006.
Parking - Disabled People
Information about parking for disabled people.
Parking and Car Parks
Information about car parks in Orkney.
Information about parking fines.
Information about parking permits.
Partnership with Parents and Young People
Information about partnerships with parents and young people.
Information about adult learning partnerships in Orkney.
Payments and Budgeting
Find out information about Universal Credit, payments and budgeting.
Pension Fund Annual Report 2014-15
Draft Annual Report and Accounts of the Pension Fund 2014 - 2015.
Pension Fund Annual Reports
Pension Fund Annual Reports published by Orkney Islands Council.
Pension Fund Sub-Committee/Pension Board
Information on the Pension Fund Sub-Committee/Pension Board.
The Pensions Section administers the pension arrangements for all employees of Orkney Islands Council.
People and Teams
Information about the people and teams involved in education.
Reporting on the performance of Orkney Islands Council Services.
Performance - OHAC
Performance Framework for Orkney Health and Care.
Performance Matters for Building Standards
Information on performance indicators for building standards in Orkney.
Performance reporting page created for the purposes of reporting on complaints statistics.
Performance Reporting within Particular Council Areas
Each year we produce a variety of Council reports and publications which contain information about the Council’s performance across a number of particular Council areas. Here we list and provide easy access to those reports and publications most likely to be of interest to the general public
Personal Independence Payment
Find out information about Personal Independence Payments.
Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll
Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll for the Orkney and Shetland Constituency in the 2015 UK Parliamentary election.
Persuasive Homes Project
Persuasive Homes Project
Information on Pest Control in Orkney.
A list of external links to websites relevant to the Papdale Halls of Residence.
Papdale Halls of Residence menu.
News for the Papdale Halls of Residence.
Newsletters for the Papdale Halls of Residence.
Information about physical interventions.
Information about Development Management and its responsibility for planning applications.
Planning and Building
Information on the permissions required in order to develop land and buildings.
Planning and Regulatory Services
Information on Planning and Regulatory Services in Orkney.
Planning Committee - 31 August 2018
Planning Committee - 31 August 2018.
Planning Committee - 31 October 2018
Planning Committee - 31 October 2018.
Information about constraints on planning applications.
Planning for Open Space
Planning for Open Space.
Planning Policies and Guidance
Find out more about the role of the Development and Marine Planning Team.
Planning Policy Advice
Information about Orkney Islands Council's related planning documents.
Planning the Funeral
Information about planning a funeral.
Details of Active Schools plans.
Plans and Policies
Information on Plans and Policies.
Plastics Recycling in Orkney
Here on Orkney, we accept type 1 (PET) and type 2 (HDPE) plastics bottles only.
Details of play areas in Orkney.
Information on Playing Fields that can be booked through Orkney Islands Council.
Point of Ness Campsite
Information on Point of Ness Campsite.
Police and Fire Sub-committee
Police and Fire Sub-Committee Agendas, Reports and Minutes.
Police and Fire Sub-committee - 27 February 2018
Police and Fire Sub-committee - 27 February 2018.
Police and Fire Sub-committee - 29 May 2018
Police and Fire Sub-committee - 29 May 2018.
Policy and Resources
Policy and Resources Agendas, Reports and Minutes - May 2012 onwards.
Policy and Resources Committee - 17 April 2018
Policy and Resources Committee - 17 April 2018.
Polling Place Review 2013 - 2014
Orkney Islands Council is undertaking a review of Polling Districts and Polling Places within the Orkney Islands Area of the Orkney and Shetland Parliamentary Constituency.
Information on different kinds of pollution in Orkney.
Pool and Fitness Prices
Prices for use of the swimming pools and fitness centres.
Pools and Sports Centres
Pools and sports centres operated by Orkney Islands Council.
Poppies Weeping Window
Weeping Window will open at St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall on 22 April
PPR (Prior Permission Required) form for use for island airfields in Orkney.
Advice on whether or not a planning application is required, and if it is, whether or not your proposal is likely to be acceptable.
Precautions in Case of Pandemic
Precautions in Case of Pandemic.
PREVENT is part of the UK Government’s Counter-Terrorism strategy (also known as CONTEST). PREVENT means helping to safeguard people and communities from the threat of terrorism by helping to prevent people from becoming terrorists or supporting violent extremism.
See what's being said on the Tough Times - Tough Choices blog.
Previous Years Information
Additional Information on Council Tax for previous years.
Primary Care information for general practice, community nursing, pharmacy, optician and dental services in Orkney.
Private Sector Landlords
Information for individuals who are or are looking to become a landlord.
Private Sector Tenants
Information for private sector tenants.
Private Water Supplies
Private Water Supplies.
Private Water Supply Analysis
Information regarding private water supply analysis in Orkney.
Procedures when Children with Significant Support Needs Move into Orkney
Information about the procedures to take when children with significant support needs move into Orkney.
Information on Procurement within Orkney.
Procurement Strategy 2016 to 2018
Orkney Islands Council's Procurement Strategy for 2016 to 2018.
Details of Active Schools programmes running in schools.
Progress of Grants Awarded
Progress of Grants awarded.
Properties for Lease
Information on property offered for lease by the Orkney Islands Council.
Properties for Sale
Information on property for sale in Orkney.
Information about property available for lease, for sale, our property asset management plan and asset transfer requests and the community empowerment legislation.
Information on Property Development within Orkney.
Information for private sector landlords regarding property repairs.
Property Repairs and the Repairing Standard
Information regarding The Repairing Standard.
Information on how to access reports and publications relating to protective services, including environmental health and trading standards.
Psychological Service - Evaluation Exercise March 2008
Information on the Psychological Service's evaluation exercise.
Art in public places and public art commissions.
Public Bus Services
Information on bus services in Orkney.
Public Charitable Collections
Information about applying for public charitable collections.
Information on public entertainment licences, when they are required and how to apply.
Public Inspection Notices
Public Inspection Notices.
The latest Public Notices for Orkney Islands Council.
A list of applications for Building Warrants received by Orkney Islands Council.
Information on Public Weighbridges in Orkney.
Orkney Islands Council publications.
Pupil Care and Welfare
Policy documents and information relating to Pupil Care and Welfare.
Information on pupil support.
Pupil Support Team
Information about the Pupil Support Team.