Parish and Town Councils
Last updated: 16/12/2013
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This area of the website has been developed to offer general
information on parish and town councils, such as:-
- Contact details for local councils in Cornwall;
- What parish and town councils are and what they do;
- Details on parish and town council elections;
- Parish Plans; and
- Other information which may be helpful.
There are 213 Town and Parish Councils within
Cornwall. To view contact details and other information for
all of these councils, please follow the link above. You can
download a file of parish council contact information. If you
wish to inform us of a change of Clerk or Chairman please let
us know by using firstname.lastname@example.org.
Devolution and Active partnering gives parish and town councils
a bigger role in delivering local services. It’s a way for
local councils to work in partnership with us at a level that suits
them, from straightforward service monitoring through to taking on
and running local services. If you would like to read more please
go to our Devolution – giving communities more page.
General information on parish and town
councils - What the role of a parish council is?
Parish Council Taxbase for 2013/14. This information
is used to support the calculation of the Council Tax charge
for individual Town and Parish Councils.
Parish Council Taxbase for 2014/15 – This is the final
Parish Council Precepts 2013/14 - The amount precepted by
each Town and Parish Council which is used to calculate
the local element of the Council Tax charge for each
area.There is specific information available to town and parish
councils which can be viewed through this link. Link to specific information for parish and town
councils. It includes the
- Regular monthly newsletters;
- Details on initiatives and projects relevant to parish and town
- Useful links; and
- Other information of relevance and interest.
You can view a map of the
parish areas in Cornwall using the online mapping system.