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Supported by Compton Parish & Guildford Borough Councils & Compton Village Association
The Parish has approximately 1000 residents and 400 properties.
The Parish Council has been in existence since 1894 and is therefore one of the oldest civil parishes. There are seven members on the Council, elected for a 4-year term to represent the whole village. Council meetings are usually held on the third Wednesday of the months of January, March, May, July, September, and November in Pucks Oak Barn, commencing at 7.00 pm. 2015/16 dates are July 15th, September 16th, November 18th, January 20th, March 16th & AGM May 18th. Members of the public are welcome to attend meetings and may address the Council if time allows and on the invitation of the Chairman.
The Councillors for Compton are very active within the community and can be contacted via the Clerk to the Council.
Parish Council Responsibilities
Responsibilities for local services are divided between Surrey County Council for education, public transport, highways and police and Guildford Borough Council for housing, planning, public health, and waste collection to name but a few. The Parish Council is responsible for representing the views of parish residents on local matters. In particular, it makes a contribution to:
Local planning applications and enforcement, transport, including the state of the highways, traffic calming, footpaths and other rights of way.
Village environment issues, drainage systems and grass cutting.
The Local Plan and village ameneties.
The Parish Council has a primary responsibility for the recreation ground and playground, the allotments, bus shelters and the Watts Chapel and Cemetery, where it acts as the burial authority. The allotments are managed by the Allotment Society and on 16th May 2014 - Watts Gallery Trust agreed to manage and maintain Watts Chapel & Cemetery.
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Review of 2012
Review of 2013
Regional Council Links
Guildford Local Plan Links
Annual Meetings & Other
DRAFT PLAN QUESTIONNAIRE
PARISH MEETING 2012
07901 893 000
01483 810 743
01483 810 235
Runbeams Cottage, Ewhurst Green,
Nr Cranleigh GU6 7RR
The Local Plan
Traffic, Local Plan & Cemetery
Village Hall & Planning
Allotments & Environment
2008 / 09
MINUTES May 2015