Community Councils

Community Council contacts

A-Z of Community Councils

Community Councils are voluntary organisations that act as a voice for their local area. 

Every local community can request their local authority to establish a Community Council in their area.

They meet regularly to discuss issues affecting their area, including planning and licensing applications. All meetings are held in public and residents are encouraged to attend their local meeting.

Community Councils are governed by the scheme of establishment (updated September 2019). This sets out how they should operate including elections, membership rules and meeting arrangements.

Community Council elections

Scheme review 2018/2019


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