The council can be petitioned to hold a referendum on whether our district should change to a different form of governance.
The Local Government Act 2000 requires the Council to publish a notice which sets out the minimum number of signatures which would be needed to support a valid petition requiring the council to hold a referendum on whether the district should change to a different form of governance.
Minimum number of signatures to support a valid petition
The number equal to 5% of the local government electors for 2024 will be published within 14 days of the 15th February 2024.
This figure will have effect for the purposes of determining the validity of Petitions presented from 1st April 2023 to 31st March 2024.
Please see the followingwhich contains the official notification detailing the figure required