Reduced Services

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

In line with social distancing advice and to protect residents and staff the Council has taken the decision to close the Council offices to the public until further notice.

Whilst the offices are closed to visitors, you are still able to access services and information from this website 24/7.

Information and advice on coronavirus (COVID-19) and how to access Council Services during this period can be found on our  Coronavirus information page

You are invited to view and contribute to the The Mayor's Covid Record of Reflection

Election FAQ's

When are the next Elections due to be held and who are the Candidates?

On Thursday 5th May 2022 the Castle Point Borough Council elections will be held.

The list of Candidates will be found here in due course: 


Am I on the Electoral Register and will I be able to vote?

If you are included on the Electoral Register at your current address by the qualifying date you will be able to vote at the Elections being held on Thursday 5th May 2022.

If you are not sure if you are on the Electoral Register we can check this for you.  Please email or telephone 01268 882200.

I am still on the Electoral Register at my previous address, can I still vote?

Please email or telephone 01268 882200 for further advice.

When will Poll Cards be delivered?

The dates when Poll Cards will be delivered will be found here in due course.

I have not received my Poll Card

Please email or telephone 01268 882200 for further advice.

I have received a Poll Card(s) for the previous residents

Please email to give us the names of the residents no longer living at your address, then please destroy the Poll Card(s).

would like to apply for a Postal or Proxy vote

Application forms can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate link below:

Alternatively please email for a form to be sent to you (including your name and address) or telephone us on 01268 882200.

The Deadline for registering for a Postal Vote will be shown here in due course.

The Deadline for registering for a Proxy Vote will be shown here in due course.


When will I receive my Postal Vote and when do I need to return it by?

The date of the  First Issue of postal Votes will be shown here in due course and the second Issue of Postal Votes for new Postal Voters will be shown here in due course.  Your Postal Vote must be received by us by 10pm on Thursday 5th May 2022.  This can be taken to your local polling station or posted through the council offices post box if you do not have time to post it back.