Parish Council - Council Information

What We Do

The Parish Council performs a number of functions under various statutes but representing residents on various local issues, developments and aspirations is the most important role for the Council.

A table showing Council powers in detail is available.

Council Powers

A code of practice regarding complaints against the Council is available via the link below.

Complaints Procedure

Parish Councillors' Registered Interests

To view the registered interests of your Parish Councillors please visit the North Somerset Council website using the link below.

View Register of Members' Interests

Planning Issues

North Somerset Council's 'Search and Submit' planning page - for existing and new planning applications, is available via the link below.

Planning Applications

'Planning Portal' aims to be the first port of call for anyone wanting to find out about the planning system in England and Wales and is provided by the Communities and Local Government department.

Planning Portal

Public Information

The Information Commissioner's Office 'Model Publication Scheme' was formally adopted by the Parish Council on 8th March 2011, Minute Number 154. It is available for download via the link below.

Publication Scheme

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Contacting the Council

Clerk to the Council

Sarah Jezard. Tel: 07932 518452


Chairman  Jane Moss. Tel: 07740 927783

Vice Chairman  Suzanne Ellis. Tel 07968 724259

Roger Higgins. Tel: 01275 464108

Carol Buckley Tel: 01275 217170

Paul Lillington. Tel: 01275 462571

Mel Burton Tel: 07725 834085

Chris Walker Tel: 07970 840121

If you would prefer to write to the Clerk or Councillors, we can be contacted at:

Flax Bourton Parish Council
PO Box 1222
BS48 9BR

North Somerset District Councillor

Nick Wilton -