1. Be a registered local government elector for the parish
2. Their principal or only place of work in the twelve months preceding the day on which the person is nominated as a candidate has been in the Parish;
3. Having during the whole of the twelve months preceding the day of nomination occupied as owner or tenant land or other premises in the Parish; or
4. Have during the whole of the twelve months preceding the day of nomination resided in the Parish or within 4.8 kilometres (3 miles) of the Parish Boundary.
Disqualifications for being a Councillor include: a) Being subject to a bankruptcy restriction order or interim order b) In the previous five years, conviction for any offence carrying a sentence of not less than three months without the option of a fine. c) Disqualification for corrupt or illegal election practice.