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.
SAC (Special Areas for Conservation)
Details on the 6 Special Areas for Conservation (SAC) in Orkney.
Sanday Community Council
Minutes of the Sanday Community Council General Meetings in Orkney.
Sanday Swimming Pool
Information on Sanday Swimming Pool.
Details for Councillor Sandy Cowie.
Scapa 100 Culture Fund
Information regarding the Scapa 100 Culture Fund.
Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum
Information on Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum.
School Catchment Areas
Information on catchment areas for primary schools and their associated secondary schools.
Information on school catering services.
School Contact Information
Contact information for schools in Orkney.
School Crossing Patrols
Information about School Crossing Patrol Officers.
School Emergency Closures
Information on school emergency closures.
Information on school enrolment in Orkney.
School Meals and Clothing Allowances
Information about allowances for school meals and clothing.
School Placing Requests
Information about placing requests for Orkney schools.
Information about school transport in Orkney.
School Website Links
Orkney Grid for Learning with links to useful websites for teachers, pupils and parents.
Information for schools in Orkney.
Frequently asked questions related to schools and education.
Scottish Local Government Elections - 4 May 2017
Information and documents regarding the Scottish Local Government Elections - 4 May 2017.
Scottish Tour Guiding Association Yellow Badge Walking Guides
Scottish Tour Guiding Association Yellow Badge Walking Guides.
Scottish Water charges
Information on water rates in Orkney.
Scottish Welfare Fund
Advice on applying for a crisis grant or community care grant in a financial emergency or disaster.
SEA-Strategic Environmental Assessment
Information on strategic environmental assessments in Orkney.
Second Hand Goods
Information on applying for a second hand dealers licence.
Section 12 Payments
Information on Section 12 payments.
Septic Tank and Cesspit Emptying
Information on septic tank and cesspit emptying for domestic households in Orkney.
The Service Directory lists all services provided by Orkney Islands Council.
Service Plan and Performance Indicator Monitoring
Service plan monitoring reports for the Chief Executive’s Service; Corporate Services; Education, Leisure and Housing; Development and Infrastructure; and Orkney Health and Care (a partnership with NHS Orkney).
Service Standards and Performance
Information on Planning's services standards and performance and the Planning Performance Framework (PPF).
Details of the licensing procedures relating to sex shops in Orkney.
Shapinsay Community Council
Minutes of the Shapinsay Community Council General Meetings in Orkney.
Information about partnerships within education.
Guidance on our lettings policy in respect of sheltered housing.
Sheltered Housing Consultation
The Council is currently undertaking a consultation on its sheltered housing service and is keen to seek the views of residents and a range of other stakeholders
Sign In to use various services on mygov.scot
Single Shared Assessment
Information on how needs for care are assessed.
Site map of Orkney.gov.uk
Skin Piercing and Tattooing
Information on licensing for businesses offering skin piercing and tattooing in Orkney.
Skin Piercing, Tattooing and Acupuncture
Details on applying for a license to operate a skin piercing, tattooing and acupuncture business.
Information on skip hire and skip permits for domestic households in Orkney.
Small Business Bonus Scheme
Find out information about the Small Business Bonus Scheme.
Information on Smiddybrae House care home facility.
Information on the Orkney Islands Council Smoking Policy (2009) in Council premises or worksites.
South Ronaldsay and Burray Community Council
Details on a General Meeting for the South Ronaldsay and Burray Community Council.
SPA (Special Protection Areas)
Information on the 13 Special Protection Areas in Orkney.
Special Refuse Collections - Households
Information on special refuse collection for domestic households in Orkney.
Information on the placement and maintenance of speed humps in Orkney.
Information on spillage of commercial waste in Orkney.
Sport and Leisure
Sports and Leisure facilities in Orkney.
Sports Leaders UK
Information on Sports Leaders UK courses run within Orkney.
St Andrews and Deerness Community Council
Details on a General Meeting for the St Andrews and Deerness Community Council.
St Magnus Cathedral
Information on St Magnus Cathedral.
St Magnus Cathedral Sub-committee
St Magnus Cathedral Sub-Committee - Agendas, Reports and Minutes.
St Peters House
Information on St Peter's Care Home facility.
St Rognvalds House
Information on St Rognvald's House care home facility.
Information regarding the staffing at the Papdale Halls of Residence.
Standard Terms and Conditions of Contracts
Orkney Islands Council's Standard Terms and Conditions of Contracts for goods and services.
State Pension Reforms
Find out information about State Pension reforms.
Statement of Accounts
Archive of Orkney Islands Council's Statement of Accounts.
Information on Orkney Islands Council's Statistics.
Statutory Performance Indicator Monitoring
Statutory Performance Indicators, year by year for Orkney Islands Council.
Details for Councillor Stephen Clackson.
Details for Councillor Steve Sankey.
Details for Councillor Steven Heddle.
Strategic and Service Level Plans
Orkney Islands Council Strategic and Service Level Plans.
Strategy and Policy
Information and copies of the Orkney Islands Councils' housing related strategies and policies.
Information on street lighting in Orkney and how to report a fault.
Street Name Plates
Details on the provision and maintenance of street name plates.
Information on licences issued by Orkney Islands Council for street trading.
Stromness Community Council
Details on all the meetings to the current date for the Stromness Community Council.
Stromness Fitness Centre
Opening hours for Stromness Fitness Centre.
Stromness Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre
Information on Stromness Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre.
Information on the Stromness THI project which ran between 2009 and 2014.
Stromness Townscape Heritage Initiative
Information about the Stromness THI Team.
Stromness: North End Development Brief
The approved North End, Stromness Development Brief.
Stronsay Community Council
Details on all the meetings held to date for the Stronsay Community Council.
Stronsay Swimming Pool
Information on Stronsay Swimming Pool.
Sub-Committees' Agendas, Reports and Minutes.
Summer Timetable for Outer North Isles Air Services.
Supplementary Guidance documents.
Support for Adults with Incapacity
Information regarding the support available for adults with incapacity.
Support for Parents/Carers
Support for Parents and Carers.
Information regarding the different types of supported accommodation available in the county.
Supported Accommodation Charges
Supported Accommodation charges.
Sustainable and Active Travel
Information on environmentally friendly transport in Orkney.
Information on how to access reports and publications relating to sustainable development.
Sustainable Energy Strategy for Orkney
Information on a Sustainable energy strategy in Orkney.
Sustainable Procurement Policy 2013 - 2015.