Community Councils

Contact details for Community Councils are temporarily unavailable while we update the information. If you need assistance, please contact the Policy Team on 01463 702006.

Community Council elections

Scheme review 2018/2019

Contact details for Community Councils are temporarily unavailable while we update this information following recent elections. If you need assistance, please contact the Policy Team on 01463 702 006.

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.

 

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