Parish Councillor Vacancies

There are three vacancies on North Horsham Parish Council

The list of uncontested Councillors elected in the May 2019 elections have now been released.



There are vacancies in the following wards:-
Holbrook West
Comptons
Horsham Rural

If anyone is interested in being co-opted onto the Council and serving as a Parish Councillor please get in touch with the Clerk.

General documents relating to applying to be a Councillor, when a casual vacancy arises can be found below.

Eligibility to be a Parish Councillor
Person Specification for applicants
Application Form (PDF)
Application Form (doc)

In line with the Local Government Act 1972 s 87 (1) a Casual Vacancy is deemed to have occurred:-
(1) When a local councillor fails to make his declaration of acceptance of office withing the proper time.
(2) When his notice of resignation has been received.
(3) On the day of his death.
(4) In the case of disqualification by conviction.
(5) In the case of an election being declared void.
(6) Where a person ceases to become qualified.