town council (plural town councils)
- The governing body of people elected to oversee management of a town and represent the interests of residents.
In England and Wales, town councils represent civil parishes and communities where the parish or community council have declared themselves to be a town council. The civil parish or community would normally in such cases include a place regarded as a town.
- community council (Wales)
- parish council (England)
- “town council”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–2022.