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There are currently 15 Parish Councillors who are elected every four years. The next elections are in May 2019.

The Full Council meets alternate months and has six principle Committees:


Finance & General Purposes - meets monthly (last Wednesday)

Billingshurst Centre - meets monthly (prior to F&GP)

Planning & Environment - meets monthly (first Thursday),  with Extraordinary Meetings being held when required.

Property - meets bi-monthly (alternating with Working Practices)

Working Practices - meets bi-monthly  (alternating with Property) 

Neighbourhood Plan Steering Committee - meets monthly


The Council’s Chairman and Vice Chairman, together with membership of Committees are elected in May of each year at the Council’s Annual Meeting.


Council Documents 

 Standing Orders Open
 Terms of Reference for Committees Open
 Scheme of Members Allowances Open
 Payment of Members' Allowances Notice 31 March 2013 Open
 Payment of Members' Allowances Notice 31 March 2014 Open
 Payment of Members' Allowances Notice 31 March 2015 Open
 Payment of Members' Allowances Notice 31 March 2016 Open
 Payment of Members' Allowances Notice 31 March 2017 Open
 Councillors attendance at meetings 2013 - 2014 Open
 Councillors attendance at meetings 2014 - 2015 Open
 Councillors attendance at meetings 2015 - 2016 Open
 Councillors attendance at meetings 2016 - 2017 Open
 Councillors attendance at meetings 2017 - 2018 Open
 Code of Conduct Open
 Dispensation Scheme Open
 Complaints Procedure Open
 Dignity at Work Policy Open
 Health and Safety Policy Open
 Communication & Community Engagement Strategy 2016    Open
 Press Policy Open
 Social Media Policy Open
 Reporting at Council Meetings Policy Open
 Grant Policy & Application Form Open
 Pensions Discretions Policy Open
 Land & Buildings Open
 Risk Assessment 2017/18 Open
 Byelaws Open