The affairs of the Town of Chevy Chase View are governed by the Council, consisting of five members. Council members are residents of the Town who are elected for a two-year term.

The Council meets on the third Wednesday of each month (except August), and at such other times as are necessary. The monthly meetings are currently held at Christ Episcopal Church, 4001 Franklin Street, Kensington, Maryland. All meetings are open and any resident wishing to bring a matter to the attention of the Council should contact the Town Manager or any member of the Council.

Minutes are provided to the residents of the Town following each monthly meeting. These minutes note the time and place of the next regular meeting of the Council, as well as provide notification of upcoming work sessions and special meetings.