· The Council's Constitution
· What is in the Constitution?
· How the Council operates
· How decisions are made
· Overview and Scrutiny Committees
· The Council’s staff
· Citizens’ rights
Article 1 The Constitution
Article 2 Members of the Council
Article 3 Citizens and the Council
Article 4 The Full Council
Article 5 Chairing the Council
Article 6 Overview and Scrutiny Committees
Article 7 The Executive
Article 8 Regulatory and other Committees
Article 9 The Standards Committee
Article 9a The Appeals Panel
Article 9b Independent Panel (for disciplinary matters relating to statutory officers only)
Article 10 Area Committees and Forums
Article 11 Joint Arrangements
Article 12 Officers
Article 13 Decision making
Article 14 Finance, contracts and legal matters
Article 15 Review and revision of the Constitution
Article 16 Suspension, interpretation and publication of the Constitution
· Responsibility for local choice functions
· Responsibility for Council functions
· Responsibility for Executive functions policy issues
E.3 Deleted, and replaced by Financial Regulation paragraph 7.2. [Council 10 December2019]
I.3.1 Added to enable authorisation of officers of Surrey Licensing Authorities to exercise Taxi and Private Hire enforcement functions under Joint Warranting arrangements [Council 18 February 2020]
Public Health Delegations added for Head of Environmental & Regulatory Services, Head of Housing Delivery and Communities, Head of Housing Operations, and Head of Planning and Economic Development [Executive, 12 May 2020]
Head of Planning and Economic Development delegations updated 9 June 2020 to reflect temporary WESTERN and EASTERN Planning Committees.
· Council Procedure Rules
· Annexe 1 Virtual Meeting Procedure Rules
· Access to Information Procedure Rules
· Executive Procedure Rules
· Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rules
Revisions approved by Council 10 December 2019.
Revisions approved by Council 18 February 2020.
On 22 March 2021, Waverley Borough Council adopted the LGA Model Councillor Code of Conduct 2020 as its Local Members’ Code of Conduct.