The civic parish of West Grinstead consist of two electoral wards: Dial Post and everthing else! The Parish Council is allowed to have up to 13 parish councillors sitting on the Council, at least one of whom must represent the interests of the Dial Post ward.
Elections for parish councillors take place every 4 years, the next elections are in May 2023. If a parish councillor resigns mid-term, then another councillor can either be co-opted onto the Council or, if enough residents request it, there can be a by-election to fill the vacancy.
The quorum for full Council meetings is at least one-third of the membership.