Policies, Procedures and Plans

To ensure good governance, Payhembury Parish Council has to follow various policies, procedures and regulations. The Parish Council also has a number of plans to help it in its routine work. All of the following documents are available as PDF's.

Governance Documents

Code of Conduct (May 2021)

Standing Orders (May 2021)

Financial Regulations (May 2021)

Scheme of Delegation (May 2021) 

Requirements Working Group - Terms of Reference 

Policies and procedures

Complaints policy and procedure

Councillor Vacancy and Co-option policy and procedure

Death of a senior figure protocol

Freedom of Information

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)


Parish Council expenses policy

Playground Inspection, Maintenance and Risk Managment Policy (September 2021)


Business Plan 2019-2022

Emergency Plan (2020) - contact Parish Clerk

Neighbourhood Plan 2017-2031