The Planning Service's Improvement Plan Update Report met with approval at South Hams District Council yesterday. The Executive approved the adoption of a Local Validation Checklist and a Planning Charter that shows how the Council will improve performance and responsiveness for applicants involved within the Planning process.
With house prices rocketing and the number of rental properties hitting rock bottom, South Hams District Council has looked beyond traditional solutions to pull the district out of the current housing crisis.
The committee agreed to continue to support Fusion in the short term as it works hard to encourage more people back through their doors. It will do this by lowering the management fee in the short-term up to 2024.
Could ethical lettings help solve the local Housing Crisis? SeaMoor Lettings, the innovative South Hams District Council and West Devon Borough Council-run ethical lettings agency, has launched a new website to make it easier for local landlords to find out more and sign up.
A community tree planting event is being made even more special with the planting of a tree to commemorate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee by South Hams District Council's Chairman, Cllr Richard Foss, this Saturday 26 February from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Developers planning to build new homes or any development in Plymouth, the South Hams and West Devon will have to incorporate measures that will help owners tackle climate change as soon as they move in.
A proposed scheme to use £200,000 to support community composting schemes will be discussed by the Executive Committee at South Hams District Council on Thursday 3 March.