Elections to Rossendale Borough Council were held on 4 May 2000. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party took overall control of the council from the Labour party.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result

Rossendale Local Election Result 2000
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 11 +9 91.7
  Labour 1 -9 8.3