Cornwall Council are looking to replace the disgraced councillor Colin Brewer after he resigned earlier this month.
Mr Brewer stood down as Wadebridge East councillor after he said that 'disabled children should be put down'.
Information for potential candidates will be available from next week, before a by-election in September.
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