Information about the committees which make up the Council; minutes, agendas and meetings can be found below.
Watch Council Meetings
Watch the next live streamed council meeting or find previous meetings on our YouTube Channel.
The Executive meets regularly to discuss key issues and make recommendations to Full Council.
Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Overview and Scrutiny Committee monitors decisions taken by the Executive.
Audit and Governance Committee
The Audit and Governance Committee meet four times a year to review and approve the Annual Accounts, as well as other roles.
Development Management Committee
Meets approximately every four weeks to decide planning applications.
Site Inspection Group
The purpose of the site visit is to enable Members to view a planning application in the local context.
Licensing Committee and Sub Committee
Meets at least once a year to determine licensing applications.
Council Tax Setting Committee
The Council Tax Setting Committee meet annually in February to approve the Council Tax for the coming tax year.
Budget Advisory Committee
The Budget Advisory Committee meets once a year in January to consider the budget proposals for the forthcoming financial year.
Devon Building Control Partnership
Two Councillors from South Hams District Council sit on this Partnership.
Meetings, Agendas and Minutes
Our ModernGov pages deal with meetings, agendas and minutes from May 2011
Membership of Council Bodies
The Committees which make up South Hams District Council, their members and Chairs/Vice Chairs
Appointment of Other Groups 2022/23
Other groups and panels within South Hams District Council, and the Members who serve on them.
Membership of Outside Bodies
Representatives for South Hams District Council on outside bodies and forums 2022/23
Our constitution is a written legal document which guides the Council on its decision-making processes.