Parish Council

Information about Caverswall Parish Council

Caverswall Parish Council has a wide range of powers and duties within the boundaries of the parish. These include considering applications for planning permission, provision and maintenance of playing fields and issues relating to footpaths, hedgerows, bridleways and rights of way.

Members of the Parish Council :

The members of the parish council are unpaid volunteers who normally serve for a term of 4 years. At the end of their term of office the parish councillors may seek re-election or decide to stand down. The administration of the parish council is managed by the Parish Clerk who holds the dual role of secretary and treasurer to the council. The Parish Clerk is Mrs Lynn Cantlay.  Tel : 07811 879627   E-mail :
( Office Hours are normally Monday – Friday 10am to 4pm )

Meetings :

The Parish Council meets on the 1st Monday of each month apart from the month of August when there is no meeting. Notices of forthcoming meetings are displayed on the Noticeboard in the village square and also on this website. The meetings are held at Caverswall Village Hall and start at 7.30pm.

The meetings are open to the public and there is an opportunity at the beginning of the meeting for people to raise issues, ideas and suggestions relating to the parish. Copies of the agendas and minutes for the meetings held in 2015 and during the current year are available on this website.

Planning Applications :

The statutory Planning Authority for the parish is Staffordshire Moorlands District Council. The Parish Council receives notification of the planning applications and has a formal opportunity to comment on the proposals.

Annual Budget :

Each year the parish council sets a budget and keeps financial records of the income and expenditure required to administer the parish.  This information is available for the public to view in person and in accordance with the Governments aim to achieve greater transparancy for ratepayers the information is also available on this website. 

More Information :

Click here to see the contact details for the current members of the parish council.

Click here to see the schedule of meetings for 2019 and 2020.

Click here to see the meeting agendas and minutes.

Click here to obtain information about planning permission and a list of local planning applications that have been submitted to Staffordshire Moorlands District Council.

Click here to see the financial and related information.

Click here to see information about the Code of Conduct for parish councillors issued by Staffordshire Moorlands District Council.

Click here to see further information about the conduct of members and the registration and disclosure of their interests.

Click here to see the Complaints Procedure.