Current ePetitions

An e-Petition is a petition which collects signatures online. This allows petitions and supporting information to be made available to a potentially much wider audience than a traditional paper-based petition.

Please be advised that petition signatures must be from Barnet residents, otherwise they will not count towards the overall signature total.

Names of individuals signing a petition are published on the Council’s website. Individuals can ask at the time of their contact with the council, for their name to be anonymised by contacting Addresses are used to establish whether signatories live within the London Borough of Barnet.

E-Petitions are part of the Council’s ongoing commitment to listening to and acting on the views of the public. Before submitting a petition, please refer to petition section in the Council's Constitution, Article 3. Document 04 Article 3 - Residents and Public Participation (

Petitions that replate to Planning or Licensing matters, Appeals or Reviews will be logged and referred to the relevant service for consideration.

Supporting an e-Petition
To support an existing e-Petition choose an e-Petition and add your name, address and email address. To find out more about the issue, see the supporting information, provided by the lead petitioner, attached to the e-Petition.

Submitting an e-Petition
An e-Petition can relate to any issue on which the Council has powers or duties or on which it has shared delivery responsibilities through the Local Area Agreement or other partnership arrangement.

Number of signatures Action
0 - 24 No action
25 - 1,999 Referred to Residents Forum
2,000 - 6,999 Referred to Area committee or Theme Committee
7,000 + Referred to Full Council

This Council accepts no liability for the petitions on these web pages. The views expressed in the petitions do not necessarily reflect those of the providers.
Petition signatures will remain on the council’s website up to 6 months after a formal decision on the petition has been made. For further information on how your data will be processed please see Privacy notices | Barnet Council.