Parish Councillor Vacancies

There are 5 vacancies on North Horsham Parish Council, in Comptons (1), Horsham Rural(1), Holbrook East (2) and Holbro0k West (1) Wards. 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.

The list of uncontested Councillors elected in the May 2023 elections are as follows:-
Holbrook East
Holbrook West
Roffey North
Roffey South

No Co-options have taken place since the May 2023 elections.