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    Byelaws and Orders

    A byelaw is a local law which is made by a statutory body, such as a local authority, under an enabling power established by an Act of Parliament.

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    Contact us

    Dartford Borough Council is constantly trying to improve the way we provide our many services. Answers to many customer enquiries can be found on the website by using either the search facility or the Council Service A-Z.

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    Councillors, committees and meetings

    Here you will find a wealth of information about the Dartford Council, its Councillors, Committees, and meetings past and future including agendas and minutes.

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    Parish Councils

    Details about your Parish council and councillors

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    Why Use Dartford's Online Services?

    We are 100% committed to provide the best possible service to our customers while keeping your Council Tax as low as possible. Our own highly efficient online reporting options help us to achieve this.

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    We strive to provide excellent and improving services, recognising that we can always do better. We also want to be open and responsive, listening to your needs and addressing them as quickly as possible.

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    It may sound obvious but we think that those who know most about how to improve a service are those that actually use it. That is why we put consultation so high in our mission to improve services.

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    Council budgets and spending

    The Council's Statement of accounts and details of all spending over £500

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    Communications and marketing

    The Communications and Marketing Team is responsible for the Council's public relations, marketing, advertising, branding and consultation activities - and is an important link between services and customers.

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    Information about all types of election that take place in Dartford.

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    Electoral registration

    Information about Registering to Vote and the Register of Electors.

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    Council departments

    Information about the Dartford Council's departments and Management Team.

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    Customer services

    Our Customers Services Charter - the standards which our customers can expect when dealing with the council.

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    Other elected representatives

    Details of your Member of Parliament and Kent County Councillors

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    Performance management is about agreeing objectives, monitoring performance against targets, identifying opportunities for improvement and making the necessary changes to ensure that Dartford Borough Council is delivering quality public services.

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    The Constitution 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

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    About Dartford

    Information about the Borough of Dartford. Located on the border of Kent, London and Essex, Dartford is one of the most exciting and dynamic regions in the country

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    Data Protection and Freedom of Information and EIR

    Details of existing Freedom of Information requests, and how to submit a request.

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    Dartford Youth Council

    Dartford Youth Council (DYC) is a non-political body of young people elected from the schools and voluntary youth groups in the Borough of Dartford.

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    Members allowances

    The Council, in accordance with the Local Authorities (Members' Allowances)(England) Regulations 2003 produce a scheme of Allowances.

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    Decisions taken by Officers

    Council officers may take decisions under powers delegated to them by the Council, or by its committees, sub-committees or a joint committee.

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    Transparency in Local Government

    As a publicly funded organisation, Dartford Borough Council is committed to openness and accountability in the way we operate.  The data and links provided below is part of that commitment

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