Each council has its own constitution which sets out how decisions should be made and the procedures that are to be followed to ensure these are efficient, transparent and accountable to local people. Some of these processes are required by law, others are for the individual council to choose. These constitutions are regularly reviewed and updated.
Constitution of Christchurch Borough Council
View the Christchurch Constitution
Constitution of Dorset County Council
View the Dorset County Council Constitution.
Constitution of East Dorset District Council
View the East Dorset Constitution
Constitution for North Dorset District Council
View the North Dorset Constitution.
Constitution of Purbeck District Council
View the Purbeck Constitution.
Constitution of West Dorset District Council
View the West Dorset Constitution.
Constitution of Weymouth and Portland Borough Council
View the Weymouth Constitution.