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.
Safety Measures for Voters
Safety Measures for Voters for the Scottish Parliament Election to be held on 6 May 2021.
Sanday Community Council
Minutes of the Sanday Community Council General Meetings in Orkney.
Sanday Swimming Pool
Information on Sanday Swimming Pool, including contact details and opening times.
Details for Councillor Sandy Cowie.
Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum
Information on Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum.
Scheme for Orkney Community Councils 2021
Scheme for Orkney Community Councils 2021 - consultation.
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.
General information about school transport in Orkney - including the Code of Conduct for Bus Users.
School Website Links
Orkney Grid for Learning with links to useful websites for teachers, pupils and parents.
Information on all of the primary, secondary and junior high schools located within Orkney.
Frequently asked questions related to schools and education.
Scottish Local Government Elections Results - 4 May 2017
Results of the 2017 Local Government Election in Orkney on 4 May 2017.
Scottish Parliament Election - 6 May 2021
Information about the Scottish Parliament Election - 6 May 2021.
Scottish Water charges
Information on Scottish Water - domestic water and waste water charges 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.
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 Standards and Performance
Information on Planning's services standards and performance and the Planning Performance Framework (PPF).
Settings and Childminders
Childminders, Nursery and Pre-School settings in Orkney.
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.
You can access various services on MyOrkney, which is available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.
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 licence 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.
Social media policy
The Council's Social Media Policy.
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 Development and Infrastructure Committee - 18 May 2021
Details of the Special Development and Infrastructure Committee meeting of Tuesday 18 May 2021.
Special General Meeting of the Council - 22 June 2021
Details of the Special General Meeting of the Council on 22 June 2021.
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 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 Consultation Report Lettings Policy
Statutory Consultation Report: Lettings Review - January 2020
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, including contact details and opening times.
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 Junior High School
Details about Stronsay Junior High School - on the North Isle of Stronsay.
Stronsay Swimming Pool
Information on Stronsay Swimming Pool, including contact details, prices and opening times.
Sub-Committees' Agendas, Reports and Minutes.
Support for Adults with Incapacity
Information regarding the support available for adults with incapacity.
Support for Parents/Carers
Support for Parents and Carers.
Support for Young Carers
Information and support for Young Carers in Orkney.
Information regarding the different types of supported accommodation available in the county.
Supported Accommodation Charges
Information on Supported Accommodation charges and how to apply.
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.