The by-election for the Tweeddale West ward will take place on Thursday, October 10, following the resignation of Councillor Nathaniel Buckingham.
There will be 10 polling places in the ward at Carlops, West Linton, Newlands, Eddleston, Skirling, Stobo, Broughton, Tweedsmuir, Manor and Peebles.
The location of count, which is expected to be electronic, will be confirmed in due course. It is scheduled to start at 10am on Friday, October 11.
SBC’s chief executive Tracey Logan is the designated returning officer for the by-election.