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Who can submit a petition?

Anyone who lives, works or studies in the Borough may create and submit a petition to the Borough Council

What must a petition include?
  • A clear and concise statement covering the subject of the petition
  • It should state what action the petitioners would like the Council to take
  • The name, address and signature of any person supporting the petition
  • 20 signatures or more to be classed as a petition.
What is not allowed?

A petition will not be accepted where:

  • it is considered to be vexatious, abusive or otherwise inappropriate
  • it refers to a development plan, specific planning or licensing matter
  • it refers to a decision for which there is an existing right of appeal, such as council tax banding and non-domestic rates
  • it is a petition under a specific piece of legislation (for example requesting a referendum on having an elected mayor).

Further information on the Council's procedures in relation to planning, licensing and local taxation matters are available below:

Planning and Building Control
Council Tax and Benefits

What happens if an electronic petition is accepted?

Once accepted, electronic petitions will be made available on this website for anyone to sign. Anyone signing the petition must provide their name, address and a verifiable email address. No personal details other than their name will be published on the site. Information about any individual will not be used for any other purpose other than in relation to the petition, unless they choose to sign up for other services offered on this website. You can read more on this in our privacy policy.

Related Pages
Create an e-petition
page updated: Thursday, 25 August 2016 © Epsom & Ewell Borough Council 2016