Information about Constitution of Waverley Borough Council

Waverley Borough Council has agreed a constitution, which sets out how the council operates, how decisions are made and the procedures followed to ensure that these are efficient, transparent and accountable to local people. Some of these processes are required by law, whilst others are a matter for the council to choose.


The Constitution is divided into the following parts:

Part 1 – Summary and Explanation

Part 2 – Articles of the Constitution

Part 3 – Responsibility for Functions (including Scheme of Delegation to Officers)

Part 4 – Rules of Procedure

Part 5 – Waverley Members’ Code of Conduct and protocols

Part 6 – Waverley Borough Council Members’ Allowances Scheme

Part 7 – Management Structure Chart