Parish Council

A parish is the smallest administrative unit within the hierarchy of local government i.e. counties, districts and parishes. Churt is one of 18 parishes within Waverley Borough in the County of Surrey.  A parish council is the lowest, or first, tier of local government. They are elected bodies and have variable tax raising powers. Parish councils are responsible for areas known as civil parishes.

The Churt Parish Council comprises 9 elected members.
Elections are held every four years.

Churt Parish Council meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 7.30pm in the Pavilion on the Recreation Ground. Meetings are open to the public. Agendas for meetings are posted on the notice board outside the village hall and at the Pavilion.  There will be no council meeting in August.


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Churt has been one of the first villages in Surrey to install a Public Access Defibrillator.
Using a Defibrillator in the first 5 minutes can increase the chance of survival following a Cardiac Arrest by 50%.  Please familiarise yourself with its whereabouts.  It is easy to use and training can be provided by contacting the Clerk.