Pirton Parish Council is a local authority that makes decisions on behalf of the people in the parish of Pirton, and has an overall responsibility for the well-being of its local community. It is the level of government closest to the community, with the district authority above it in the hierarchy.

Interested in what a Pirton Parish Councillor does during the year? Take a look at the document below “Pirton Parish Councillor – overview of yearly responsibilities” which give a high-level overview of the types of tasks that need to be done and when, along with the various Committees and Working Groups which enable other tasks to be shared amongst the Parish Councillors.

A Pirton Parish Councillor’s responsibilities can be as wide and varied as they wish, and if you would like to be a part of a group whose aim is to help your local community, please contact our Parish Clerk via parishclerk@pirtonparishcouncil.org.uk

For new Parish Councillors, it is also recommended that they familiarise themselves with various key policies. Please take a look at the document “Index of Standard Documents” and in the first instance, familiarise yourself with those which have been highlighted in yellow. All of these documents can be found on the Parish Council Website, via the main menu Parish Council > Policies

Pirton Parish Councillor – overview of yearly responsibilities

Index of Standard Documents