Things you should know before you create a petition

Please note

we will certainly not release your address or that of any type of signature
you can create a request if you live, work or research in the appropriate council area
trademarks from outside the pertinent location need to be discounted.

Information you need to consist of

Every application, whether paper or online, needs to include:

a short headline title to say what the application is about
a succinct and clear statement about the subject of the request– this should describe what activity the petitioner wishes the Council to take.
your own name and address. The name as well as area of each notary are likewise recorded.
online applications should include the beginning and also closing date of the petition. You can change the closing date later if you require to.

Points you can not consist of

A request must be submitted in good faith. You should not include:

potentially libellous, false or vilifying statements
issues where the law has claimed that we have to do certain things
info secured by a court order (such as the identifications of children captive disputes).
issues which are subject to appeal processes or legal actions (such as planning appeals, enforcement action or various other lawsuits in court etc).
material which is commercially sensitive, confidential or which might cause personal distress or loss.
the names of private authorities of public bodies.
the names of people, or info where they might be easily determined, in connection with criminal complaints.

If you produce a request that does not adhere to these needs, it will not be accepted. We will let you recognize why, as well as you will certainly have the chance to alter it.

As soon as you produce an application, we will do our finest to authorize and also publish it within five functioning days, when it will come to be a public paper easily accessible using the internet site.

You could want to set your due date for signatures to happen before meetings of the relevant council.

In the six weeks before a political election neighborhood authorities can not publish any kind of product which may support any political party or a perspective which might be connected with any political event.
Who can authorize my application?

Please note: A request may only be authorized by those that live, function or study in East Sussex. Each signatory to a request should include their name and address (organisation, house or location of research).