Due to ward boundary changes, all 39 city councillors will be up for election on 2 May 2019.
Key dates leading up to the local elections below, or download the full election timetable.
|Publication of the notice of election||26 March|
|Publication of the statement of persons nominated||4pm, Thursday 4 April|
|Deadline to register to vote in the elections||Friday 12 April|
|Deadline to register for a postal vote (and changes to existing postal vote)||5pm, Monday 15 April|
|Deadline to register for a postal proxy vote (and changes to proxy postal vote)||5pm, Monday 15 April|
|Deadline to register for a proxy vote (not postal or emergency proxies)||5pm, Wednesday 24 April|
|First date that to apply for a replacement for lost postal votes||Friday 26 April|
|Local election day||7am to 10pm, Thursday 2 May|
|Last time to apply for a replacement for spoilt or lost postal votes||5pm, Thursday 2 May|
|Deadline for emergency proxy vote||5pm, Thursday 2 May|