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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.

Full Council

Full Council meetings consist of all 31 District Councillors.

Executive (Exec)

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.

Salcombe Harbour Board

Improving, maintaining and managing the Salcombe-Kingsbridge Estuary.

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

Public Questions

Asking questions and speaking at meetings.

Our Constitution

Our constitution is a written legal document which guides the Council on its decision-making processes.

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