Representing local people
- have an important role in local democracy
- represent the views of local people on Neighbourhood Partnerships and convey these views to the Council and other organisations.
Councils are governed by the Scheme for Community Councils.
Ways to get involved
- Become a Community Council member
- Attend your Community Council's regular public meetings
- Email your local Community Council or visit Community Council website, developed by Improvement Service, as part of the Scottish Government's work, in collaboration with COSLA, to enhance the role of Community Councils.
Find out which community council corresponds with you, by using the City of Edinburgh Council Atlas.
The Neighbourhood Partnership website lets you find out about their role and which partnership you live in.