Under the Local Government Act 1993, council elections are held on the second Saturday in September every four years. By-elections are conducted periodically when a vacancy occurs in the civic office.
2020 general election
A general election for the Northern Beaches Council will be held on 12 September 2020.
On 18 December 2018, Council resolved that the NSW Electoral Commission will administer the 2020 election for the Northern Beaches Council – see resolution 388/18.
Councillors - 2017 to 2020
Northern Beaches Council held its first election in September 2017. There are 15 councillors – three councillors for representing each of our five wards as shown on the map of our local government area.