We recognise the importance of petitions as a means of engaging directly with local communities, enabling the public to let us know about their concerns and as a mechanism for generating service improvements.

Submit a petition:

There are no current ePetitions

Paper petition

Download our paper petition template (pdf 16KB).

Send completed paper petitions to:

Democratic Services Manager
Epping Forest District Council Civic Offices
323 High Street
CM16 4BZ

Submitted petitions

Submitted petitions must include:

  1. A clear and concise statement covering the subject of the petition. It should state what action the petitioners wish to take
  2. The name, address and signature of any person supporting the petition
  3. Contact details, including address, of the petition organiser. This is the person we will contact to explain how we will respond to the petition. Your contact details will not be displayed online
All petitions will recieve an acknowledgement from us within 10 working days of receipt, setting out what we plan to do. In the period immediately before an election or referendum we mayneed to deal with your petition differently - if this is the case we will explain the reasons and discuss the revised timetable which will apply.

Find out more

Read about our petition scheme (pdf 114KB).

If you have any questions email