This 60 second guide is for residents, town and parish councillors together with clerks who wish to understand a Town or Parish council's powers relating to open spaces.

 

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The background

Town and Parish Councils funding powers

Bye-Laws

Councils holding land

Town and Parish Council rights and powers

 

This guide is indicative and not definitive.

Any change or transaction involving land or property should always involve a solicitor.

If in doubt seek professional advice this is particularly important regarding open spaces as the legislation may be affected by case law.

 

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