Have your say - consultations

Want to influence what happens in your local area and have your say? There are many different ways to get involved. Find out how to take part in consultations, speak at a council or committee meeting, submit a petition or comment on a planning application.

Consultations give you the chance to have your say about how we work and what we plan to do.

Public toilets in Stoke Park consultation

We are reviewing the future of one of our public toilet facilities and would like to hear your views. We have two sets of public toilet facilities close together in Stoke Park. We are proposing to close the Home Farm public toilets, which are 300 metres away from the nearest alternative public toilets. Please fill out our online survey to have your say. The deadline to give your views is midnight on Sunday 17 November.


Draft Air Quality Action Plan for Shalford consultation

We are currently consulting on a draft Air Quality Action Plan for Shalford. See the Guildford air quality management areas page to have your say. The deadline to respond is midnight on 18 October 2019.


Community Governance Review of East Horsley and Effingham 

Have your say on the Community Governance Review of East Horsley and Effingham. The deadline to reply to this consultation is 5pm on 18 October.


Responses from Bellfields Green Boundary Consultation

See our Bellfields Green Boundary Consultation page to view the responses from a recent consultation.



Comment on a planning application

You will need to register or log in if you wish to comment on a planning application.

Speaking at a council or committee meeting

Read our rules and guidance on how to ask a question or speak at a council or committee meeting.



Petitions and e-petitions

Find out how to submit a petition on our Petition scheme page. 

If you would like to submit an e-petition, please read the guidance on our e-petitions page and log on to submit an e-petition.

You can also view our list of  closed and rejected e-petitions.

Citizens' panel

Our citizens' panel is just one of the ways local people can have an impact on the way our services operate.

Surveyed up to three times a year, the panel is made up of around 1,000 households chosen to represent a cross-section of the borough's population.

The panel gives us direct access to valuable feedback from residents on specific services. This helps us ensure we provide the right services to the right standard and cost. It also helps us tailor our services to meet residents' needs.

The panel is one of the most important ways that we consult with our residents. Previously we have consulted the panel about communication and local decisions, community safety and engagement, satisfaction with the local area, and our Local Council Tax Support Scheme.

Webcasts of council meetings

We broadcast some council meetings live on our website. See the webcasting page for more information.