Governance & Procedures

Charlcombe Parish Council discharges its duties and powers within the law and according to its governance policies. These policies are reviewed annually.

The rules governing the behaviour of Parish Councillors are set out in a Code of Conduct which can be opened by clicking on this link. The Code of Conduct was last updated in November 2012 in accordance with Government and B&NES policy.

Parish Councillors work to rules on how Council business shall be conducted These rules are set out in the Standing Orders adopted by the Parish Council. These are reviewed annually and can be read by clicking on this link.


To view Charlcombe Parish Council’s CIL Report for the Finacial Year 2019-2020 please click on this link: CIL Report 2019/20

Annual Audit

From 2018, smaller authorities with a turnover of less than £25,000, will be exempt from external audit, but will have to complete and publish the same forms and information. PKF Littlejohn has been appointed to act as our external audit authority from 2018 onwards. 

Click here to view our most recent Audit

If you wish to receive a copy of any previous annual audits please contact the Parish Clerk

Notice of Public Rights for 2021 Audit

The notice of public rights to inspect the PC’s audit records commences on Monday 14th June and ends on Friday 23rd July

Click here to view our Notice of Public Rights