The Constitution of Exeter City
To view the current Constitution, please
click on the most recent date from the list above.
On 21 April 2020, Full Council agreed to make changes
to the Constitution in order to put in place contingency
arrangements designed to allow the Council to continue to function
if staff are absent as a result of the Corona Virus
The supplementary document detailing the agreed
changes can be found in the constitution.
Exeter City Council agreed a new constitution in May
2001 which sets out how the Council operates, how decisions are
made and the procedures which are followed to ensure that these are
efficient, transparent and accountable to local people. Some of
these processes are required by the law, while others are a matter
for the Council to choose.
The Articles of the Constitution set out the basic
rules governing the Council's business. More detailed procedures
and codes of practice are provided in the other parts of the