Welcome to Peel Town Commissioners in the Isle of Man.
Here you can see our latest news; find information about who we are, and services we provide; read minutes from our public board meetings; and tell us your views.
The public are welcome to observe all meetings from the public gallery at the Town Hall.
The business of the Commissioners is dealt with by the Board Members as a whole, sitting once per month. Meetings are conducted in two parts, the first of which is open to the public.
Meeting dates are generally on the third Thursday of the month.
The responsibilities and statutory functions of the Peel Commissioners are administered from the Town Hall in Derby Road.
The seven Commissioners appoint a Chairman and Vice Chairman for each municipal year which runs from 1st May to 30th April. The work of the Commissioners is carried out under four headings:
The work of the Commissioners is controlled by the Town Clerk assisted by a Finance Officer, Technical Officer and three office staff within the Town Hall and other outdoor staff such as craftsmen and general labourers.
The Commissioners generate income to carry out its various functions through rates, which is a property tax. Additional income is generated through the letting of commercial properties owned by the Commissioners.
- Housing Peel has 334 local authority dwellings
- Street lighting and street cleaning
- Refuse collection
- Environmental health in conjunction the Department of Local Government and the Environment
- Playgrounds, parks and other leisure facilities
- Tourist Information Centre at the Town Hall and the Leece Museum
- Public conveniences
- Car Parks
- The Ward Library and Leece Museum
- Abandoned vehicles
- Control of dogs
Planning and Building Control
Useful information on the system of Planning and Building Control on the Isle of Man can be found at the website of the Department for Local Government and the Environment.