The Council welcomes all petitions
All petitions must include:
- Contain the name, a valid address with postcode, and the signature of any person supporting the petition. A valid address is within the Borough of Enfield and can be a home, work or study address and includes Enfield-owned out-borough estates or temporary accommodation provided by the borough.
- A clear and concise statement covering the subject of the petition. It should state what action the petitioners wish the council to take
- Have the petition organisers contact address This is the person we will contact to explain how we will respond to the petition. The contact details of the petition organiser will not be placed on the website.
- Relate to a matter for which the authority has responsibility and which affects the authority or its area
The Council will acknowledge receipt of a petition within ten working days.
The Council's response to a petition will depend on what a petition asks for and how many people have signed it.
Petitions with 3124 signatures can be presented to Council for consideration and a petition can seek to call an officer for the Council to account by the Overview and Scrutiny Committee (1562 signatures).
A full list of petitions that will not be accepted is available in the Councils Petitions Scheme. View the full details of the Councils Petitions Scheme.
View a Blank Petitions Template
Paper petitions can be sent to:
Governance & Scrutiny, London Borough of Enfield
PO Box 54, Civic Centre, Silver Street, Enfield, Middlesex, EN1 3XL.