Welcome to the website of the Dorset Association of Parish and Town Councils (DAPTC). DAPTC is a not for profit membership organisation, representing, training and advising the 194 Local Councils (Town & Parish) and Parish Meetings in the Unitary Authority area of Dorset and the Unitary Authority of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole. The Association is the first point of contact for the more than 1500 elected Town and Parish Councillors in Dorset who are working to improve their communities.
If you are visiting the website for the first time some of the pages are password protected and only accessible to member councils. The password can be obtained by contacting DAPTC by email.
CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK - ADVICE FOR PARISH AND TOWN COUNCILS
For up-to-date information from the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) on government guidance for the local council section please visit the following webpage http://www.nalc.gov.uk/coronavirus