Welcome to Burton Parish Council

What is a Parish Council?

Parish Councils are statutory bodies and they are the first tier of Local Government in England. They are independently elected and raise a precept from the local community via council tax to the Borough Council.

A Parish Council has an overall responsibility for the wellbeing of its local community and its work falls into three categories:

  • Representing the Community
  • Delivering services to meet local needs
  • Striving to improve the quality of life in the Parish

News & Notices


Burton Parish Council currently have vacancies for 4 Parish Councillors

Who is eligible?

All Councillors must be 18 years or more, be registered as an elector in and live or work in the parish or within 3 miles of the parish boundary.

What would be expected of you?

You will be required to attend one meeting per month on the third Wednesday of every month (except August) at Wetmore Community Centre, Wetmore Road, Burton Upon Trent, set aside time to read and respond to parish council information and champion the views of local residents.

If you live or work in the Parish, are interested in community matters and want to help make a difference then Burton Parish Council would like to hear from you. If you would like to know more information please contact the Clerk.