Council meetings

The Municipal Council usually meets once every 3 weeks on Thursday evenings. The Council meetings are open to the public: everybody may attend the meetings in the Council Chamber in City Hall.

The meeting schedule and official documents for the Municipal Council meetings and Council Committee meetings can be found under the meeting schedule for the Municipal Council and Municipal Executive (in Dutch). You can follow the live broadcast of the meetings via You can also watch the Municipal Council meetings on Den Haag TV.

Addressing a meeting

Everybody is entitled to speak about subjects on the agenda during a Municipal Council meeting or a Council Committee meeting. This opportunity does not apply to formalities. Addressing a meeting is called 'Stad in de raad' (City in the Council). You can speak during Municipal Council meetings during the first 30 minutes of the meeting once the agenda has been established.

You can speak during Council Committee meetings before each agenda item is discussed.

If you would like to speak during a meeting, register at the Municipal Clerk's office up to 4 hours before the meeting starts. You can register by phoning tel. (070) 353 31 31, by sending an email to or online via Stad in de raad.

Published: 15 June 2015Modified: 31 July 2020