Financial, Policies & Bylaws

Financial, Policies & Bylaws2018-11-29T14:29:05+00:00

Data Protection Policy Statement General Privacy Notice – please click on this link

Shepton Mallet Town Council complies with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation. The Council follows procedures that aim to ensure all employees, elected Members, contractors, consultants, partners or other servants or agents of the Council who have access to any personal data held by or on behalf of the Council, are fully aware of and abide by their duties under the General Data Protection Regulation.

If you would like to speak with our office about this policy, please call 01749 343984 or email

For independent advice about data protection, privacy and data sharing issues, or to make a complaint about how Shepton Mallet Town Council have handled your personal information, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) at:

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane

Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or visit or email

Annual Audit 2018 External Auditor Report and Certificate 2017-18
Annual Return 2017
Annual Return 2016
Annual Return 2015
Annual Report 2015

Budget News: January 2018

Our Internal Auditor is: Lightatouch Internal Audit Services, 7 Hodder Close, Chandlers Ford, Hants SO53 4QD
Our External Auditor is: PKF Littlejohn, 1 Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4HD

Adopted and approved by the Town Council.

Publication Scheme
Standing Orders
Financial Regulations updated August 2017
Members Code of Conduct
Complaints Procedure
Policy on audio/visual recording and photography at council meetings
Data Protection Policy
Media Policy
Grant Funding Policy
Document Retention and Destruction Policy
Terms of Reference – Town Council, Committees, Sub-Committees and Working Groups
Data Protection Privacy Notice (Recruitment) June 2018
Data Protection Privacy Notice – General June 2018

The Town Council has set policies and byelaws that assist the good administration of the Council. These documents are considered and approved by the full Council.

Alcohol Restriction Order
Sets out restriction to the consuming of alcohol within the town centre, Collett Park and other designated areas within the town. NOTE: Subject to change according to the adoption of a Public Space Protection Order by Mendip District Council.

Collett Park Dog Byelaw
Sets out the control of dogs within the Park.

Collett Park Cycling Byelaw
Sets out the prohibition of cycling within the Park.