To become a councillor of a town or parish council or of East Riding of Yorkshire Council you must:
- be 18 years of age or over and on the electoral register of the local authority that you wish to stand for
- have worked in the area for the past 12 months or more
- have occupied land in the area, either as an owner or tenant, for 12 months or more.
To assess whether you fit the criteria to become a councillor, please refer to the Local Government Act 1972, which outlines the qualification details in full.
Local Government Act 1972 (external website)