We have tried to design the website to ensure it is as accessible as possible by meeting the W3C Triple A standards.

    Access keys
    Resizing your text
    Alternative formats and languages
    Access to our services and council offices
    Translation
    Report an accessibility problem
    Adobe PDF Reader
    W3C

Access keys

The ability to navigate the site without a mouse is important for those who have difficulties in using a mouse or other pointing device. To access and navigate the site, Access Keys have been set up on the main pages.

To use the access keys on the site follow these steps


    Press and hold the 'alt' key
    Press the required letter
    Press the return key and the browser will load the relevant page.


S - Skip Navigation

1 - Home

4 - Search

9 - Contact Us

Y - Say it

F - Find It

R - Report It

A - Apply for it

P - Pay for it

M - Most used services

Text Size

The size of the text can be changed from any page on the website using the 'Text size' panel on the left hand navigation. Just click the + to enlarge the text or - to reduce it. Or change it on your browser, to apply to all websites.


    Internet Explorer - Select the "View" menu, then "Zoom"
    FireFox: Select the "View" menu, then "Zoom" or "Zoom text only"
    Safari: Select the "View" menu, then "Make text bigger" or "Make text smaller"
    Opera: Select the "View" menu, then "Zoom"

Adobe Acrobat Reader

Our website provides forms and larger documents in Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF). To open and view PDF files, you will need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your PC. Download the Adobe PDF Reader software for free.

Alternative formats and languages

If you need any document in another language, print size or colour, braille, BSL, as an e-mail attachment, on audio-tape or disk please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Access to our services and council offices

For more information about access please see Help for you

Translating web pages

You can get text from our site translated into another language by using Language Translation. Unfortunately Teignbridge District Council can not guarantee the accuracy of this service.

W3C

Accessibility is an extremely important issue for public sector websites and this web site has taken great care to adhere to the strict WAI (Web Accessibility Initiative) guidelines.

Report an accessibility problem

If you find any pages with an accessibility problem please let us know by contacting the Webmaster.