Elections to Portsmouth City Council were held on 4 May 2000. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour Party lost overall control of the council to no overall control.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Election result

Portsmouth Local Election Result 2000
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 9 +6 64.3
  Liberal Democrats 3 -1 21.4
  Labour 2 -5 14.3


Preceded by
1999 Portsmouth City Council election
Portsmouth City Council elections Succeeded by
2002 Portsmouth City Council election