About the Council

Burnley Council is a democratic organisation. It’s run by people who are elected by you – the residents of the borough. Our 45 elected Councillors decide policies on local services and how the council's money is spent.

Click here for more information about Burnley Councillors - and click here to link through to details about each councillor.

The council employs officers who are responsible for its day to day management, and delivering the services.

You can read for the Council's Constitution, which sets out the detailed arrangements for how the Council operates.

If you are a contractor or supplier, you can find information about doing business with Burnley Council and find out about current and upcoming tender opportunities.

Burnley Action Partnership brings together all the key organisations in the borough in joint work to build Burnley's future.