The title of ‘Honorary Alderman’ is awarded to former South Norfolk councillors, in recognition of the service they have given to the council and their community. The appointment of Honorary Aldermen takes place once in every four year term of the Council, at a Special Meeting of the Full Council.
Honorary Aldermen are entitled to certain rights and privileges:
- Enjoy the courtesy title of ‘Honorary Alderman’ and to be addressed as such
- Receive invitations to all Civic events to which Members of the Council are invited
- Wear the Badge of Office of Honorary Alderman on Civic occasions
- Have the council flag flown at South Norfolk House at half mast, upon death
- Enjoy such other privileges as the Council may confer upon them from time to time.