Current Town and Parish Council Vacancies

Current vacancies

(Please also refer to the Current and Forthcoming Elections page)

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CouncilWard (if appropriate)VacanciesLast date for election requestsOutcome
Kilkhampton Parish Council   1 2 March 2018 Co-option
St Austell Bay Parish Council Duporth Ward 1 2 March 2018 Co-option
Kenwyn Parish Council Shortlanesend Ward 1 8 March 2018 Co-option
St Dennis Parish Council   1 8 March 2018 Co-option
Lezant Parish Council   1 9 March 2018 Co-option
St Ives Town Council East Ward 1 22 March 2018 By election to be held 17 May more details to follow 
St Germans Parish Council St Germans Ward 1 27 March 2018  
Morval Parish Council   1 4 April 2018  
Landewednack Parish Council   1 6 April 2018  
Lanhydrock Parish Council   1 6 April 2018  
Grampound with Creed Parish Council Town Ward  1 12 April 2018   
Cubert Parish Council   1 16 April 2018  


If you are interested in becoming a Parish or Town Councillor you will need to meet the criteria below. If you do, please contact your Parish or Town Clerk to inform them of your interest should a vacancy become available.

A candidate for a Parish or Town Council is qualified if, when nominated:

  • he or she is a British citizen, Commonwealth citizen, citizen of the Irish Republic or a citizen of another European Union State.
  • has attained 18 years of age, and
  • is either:
    • in the register of electors for that Parish/Town or has during the whole of the preceding twelve months
    • occupied land as owner or tenant
    • had a principal place of work there
    • resided in or within 4.8 kilometres of it.

Information relating to this procedure is available from the Parish Clerk vacancy information page