Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council has agreed to increase the Mayor’s allowance to £12,000 per year.
The Deputy Mayor’s allowance will rise by £5,000 each year. Councillors who are on the Planning Committee will receive £1,200 per year.
The increases were agreed by members of the Council’s Corporate Policy and Resources Committee at Tuesday night’s meeting.
Each councillor receives an annual basic allowance of £14,200.
Committee chairs also receive £3,000 per annum.
The decision will be ratified by full Council.