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The Council welcomes anyone who lives, works or studies in Southampton to participate in the democratic process. Petitions are a way of bringing issues to the attention of City Councillors and influence local decision making.

There are several ways in which you can present a petition to the Council. You can:-

  • Send or hand in a petition to Democratic Services, Southampton City Council, Civic Centre, Southampton SO14 7LY.
  • Submit an E-petition on Southampton Online.

All petitions submitted will receive an acknowledgment within 3 working days of receipt.

If you sign an e-Petition on this website, you will be required to provide us with basic personal information to enable us to verify the “signatures” collected are genuine. Your name (but no other details) will be published on the e-Petition website.

For further information or assistance on how to present your petition to the Council contact Democratic; Services on 023 8083 2430 or email


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