Community Council Elections 2022 - Stand as a candidate

If you wish to stand for election as a Community Councillor you must:

  • be 16 years of age or over
  • reside in the Community Council area in which you are standing
  • be named on the Community Council electoral register for the area

A nomination paper must be completed and lodged by prospective candidates with the Returning Officer (Community Council Elections), Elections Office, Digital Reprographics Unit, Sylvie Way, Orchardbank Business Park, Forfar, DD8 1AY not later than 4pm on Wednesday 31 August 2022.

Please note that electronic versions of completed nomination papers will not be accepted.

All candidates are required to submit a personal statement of no more than 200 words on the form provided along with their nomination paper in support of their candidacy. A nomination paper will not be considered valid until such time as a personal statement has been received. Therefore, candidates are requested to submit their personal statements, preferably with their nomination paper, but in any event not later than 4pm on Wednesday 31 August 2022.

Nomination Packs are available from the Returning Officer at the above address or can be downloaded below: