An e-Petition is a petition which collects signatures online.
This allows petitions and supporting information to be made
available to a potentially much wider audience than a traditional
paper based petition.
You have the right to present a petition to the city council
about issues that the City Council has responsibility for or is of
major significance or general concern affecting the city.
E-Petitions are part of Canterbury City Council’s ongoing
commitment to listening to and acting on the views of the
For further information and guidance, please refer to the
Scheme in the constitution.
Supporting an e-Petition
To support an existing e-Petition, choose an e-Petition and add
your name, address and email address.
The Petitions Officer will moderate the request. Once accepted
it will be posted on the Council website.
To find out more about the issue, see the supporting
information, provided by the lead petitioner, attached to the
Submitting an e-Petition
An e-Petition can relate to any issue on which the Council has
powers or duties or on which it has shared delivery
responsibilities through the Local Area Agreement or other