The Town itself is split into 2 Wards; East and West, represented by 18 councillors.
The Town Mayor is Chairman of the Council; they are also the Civic Head of Ilfracombe, representing the Town at many civic and other functions.
The Full Town Council meets on the second Monday of each month, with the Staffing Committee, Planning Committee and the Finance & General Purpose Committee meeting on the 1st, 3rd and 4th Monday of the month respectively. Meetings are usually held in the Council Chamber, The Ilfracombe Centre, starting at 7pm. (Meetings dates and times are subject to change at the discretion of the Council).
How to become a Councillor
If you are interested in helping and serving your local community and would like to learn more about how to become a Councillor please click here to view the frequently asked questions or go to the National Association of Local Councils’ website where you can access all the information you need on how to get involved.