Обращение в органы местного самоуправления как инструмент участия граждан и средство общественного контроля на местном уровне
This article examines the specifics of the citizens’ petition as an instrument of participation in local government, as well as a mean of public control over the activities of municipal government entities and their subordinate structures. Based on the analysis of Russian and foreign legislation, the problems associated with petitions ‘content, their subjects, and the limits of application of this form within the framework of public control are highlighted. The article also proposes to expand the list of local government petitions types, including the introduction of the “incentive petition”.
Researchers of civil control are interested in public interest as legal category. Civil control is an observation, verification and appreciation in accordance with public interests by government. Civil control is exercised for the purpose defense and protection of the public interests.