Explains how to submit a petition to the council.
Petitions to the Council can be submitted in writing (letter or email) to the Overview and Scrutiny team or by completing an e-petition online (opens in new window).
East Riding of Yorkshire Council Overview and Scrutiny Team Democratic Services County Hall, Cross Street Beverley East Riding of Yorkshire HU17 9BA
Petitions must be signed by at least 10 registered electors of the area in which the petition relates to. When submitting a petition you must state whether you wish the petition to be considered by the relevant Council department (by officers) or by a relevant committee (by councillors). It is important that you state your preferred method for consideration as petitions will be dealt with automatically by the relevant Council department, unless otherwise stated.
If it is requested that the petition be considered by a committee, then it must be received no less than five clear working days before the meeting to which it is to be presented.
The following petitions will not be accepted:
Further information on submitting a petition can be found by viewing the document below.
Petitions Guidance notes (pdf 52kb opens in new window)
To submit a petition online please complete an e-petition by clicking on the link below.
E-Petition online (opens in new window)
Further information on submitting an e-petition can be found by viewing the document below.
E-Petition Guidance (pdf 52kb opens in new window)