Parish Council > Policies and Procedures
Parish councils are set up and controlled by Acts of Parliament. They represent and support their local communities and have powers to protect local environments and provide local services and facilities.
However, parish councils do not have unlimited powers to do whatever they choose. They can only act if they have been given a specific power to do so by law. It is important that councils work within the law and that they have policies and procedures to ensure that any business is conducted in the correct legal and transparent manner.
The policies and procedures below will be added to, as required, and reviewed as stated in each document.