Welcome to Petworth Town Council Website
The Town Council Office is open to the public Monday – Friday between 10:00 am – 1:00 pm; occasionally, I might be in a meeting during theses times. Outside these hours please telephone to check if I am available. Melanie Kite, Clerk.
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Please note that there are some technical problems with this website. It will be rectified as soon as possible. Should you require any Minutes or Agendas please contact the Clerk.
LOCAL ELECTIONS -Your new councillors are:
Simon Atkins, Robert Booth, David Burden, Alan Copus, Harsha Desai, Neville Fox, Juliete Fynes, Patricia Hewlett, Chris Kemp, Michael Peet, Jim Scallon, Liz Singleton, Carry Smith, Carole Sproson, Jenny Thorpe
COUNCIL and COMMITTEE MEETING DATES
Agendas and Minutes for all committee meetings can be found under ‘Town Council / Meetings and Minutes. Everybody is most welcome to attend any council meeting to listen as a member of the public. All meetings are held in the Town Council office unless otherwise stated. Should you have a question please forward it to the Clerk at least 48 hours before the meeting date. We look forward to seeing you.
Civil Calendar for Committee and Town Council Meetings Meeting dates for May 2019 – April 2020 Meeting dates 2019-2020
May 2019 Meetings:
Full Council – Thursday 16th May 2019 at 7:30pm
Finance Committee – Tuesday 21st May at 7pm
Planing Committee – Wednesday 22nd May at 7pm
Open Spaces Committee – Monday 1st May at 7pm.
EXTERNAL AUDITOR CERTIFICATE 2017/18
Notice of Public Rights of Unaudited Annual Accounts 2017/18. Notice of Public Rights
External Auditor Report and Certificate 2017/18 – External audit report and Certificate
South Downs National Park Authority adopts Petworth Neighbourhood Plan
Great news! The Petworth Neighbourhood Plan has been formally ‘adopted’ or ‘made’ by the South Downs National Park Authority. This means it is now an official legal document and all future planning applications must take account of the policies set out within it.
Petworth Town Council Statement regarding the Vision, please click on PTC-Vision statement
Petworth lies in the South Downs National Park in rural West Sussex. The Town Council serves the closely built ancient township close to the National Trust’s property Petworth House, the modern town, and an extensive surrounding rural area.
The total population in Petworth Town Council area is just over 3000 people (The 2011 census recorded 3027).
Petworth people enjoy a very active community with several churches, a public library, several public meeting places, a youth club, and a lunch club for the elderly, and tennis, bowling, football and cricket clubs. There are regular films, a town band, amateur dramatics and the world class annual Petworth Festival which draws music lovers from far and near, and the Fete in the Park, both in the summer.
It is well known as a centre for the antiques trade, and is a thriving shopping and business community. Additionally there are regular farmers markets in the town centre, and monthly book sale supporting the Petworth Society. The Petworth Community Association is the hub for many of Petworth’s activities.
Click here to learn about PTC.
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Photo Credits: Market Square : Copyright 2013 DanielCraigPhotographic. All other photos: Copyright 2014 John Pawsey