Parish and Town Councillors are elected to serve on a Parish or Town council for a period of four years.
On the 2nd May 2019, all the councillors for Pulham St Mary Parish will stand down and new Councillors will be elected. If you would like to stand as a Councillor you must complete a nomination pack and deliver to South Norfolk Council between 9am on the 20th March 2019 and 4pm on the 3rd April 2019.
What is a Town, Parish or Village Council?
- The First Tier of Local Government
- Your Representation at Local Level
- A Statutory Authority responsible for your Community in partnership with others
Do Councillors need special skills?
No! What you need to be a Councillor is:
- To care for your Community
- A willingness to represent others
- A desire to make a difference
Can I become a Parish Councillor?
- You must be at least 18 years old
- You must be a British citizen, a Commonwealth citizen or
a citizen of any member state of the EU
- You must meet one of the following qualification;
Registered as a local elector in the parish you wish to stand, from the day of your nomination onwards
You occupy any land or premises in the parish or within 3 miles of, and have for 12 months prior to your nomination onwards.
Your main employment or only employment is within the parish, and has been for 12 months prior to your nomination onwards.