Information about the committees which make up the Council; minutes, agendas and meetings can be found below.
Watch the next live streamed council meeting or find previous meetings on our YouTube Channel.
Full Council meetings consist of all 31 District Councillors.
The Executive meets regularly to discuss key issues and make recommendations to Full Council.
Overview and Scrutiny Committee monitors decisions taken by the Executive.
The Audit and Governance Committee meet five times a year to review and approve the Annual Accounts, as well as other roles.
Meets approximately every four weeks to decide planning applications.
The purpose of the site visit is to enable Members to view a planning application in the local context.
Meets at least once a year to determine licensing applications.
Improving, maintaining and managing the Salcombe-Kingsbridge Estuary.
The Council Tax Setting Committee meet annually in February to approve the Council Tax for the coming tax year.
The Budget Advisory Committee meets once a year in January to consider the budget proposals for the forthcoming financial year.
Two Councillors from South Hams District Council sit on this Partnership.
Our ModernGov pages deal with meetings, agendas and minutes from May 2011
The Committees which make up South Hams District Council, their members and Chairs/Vice Chairs
Other groups and panels within South Hams District Council, and the Members who serve on them.
Representatives for South Hams District Council on outside bodies and forums 2022/23
Asking questions and speaking at meetings.
Our constitution is a written legal document which guides the Council on its decision-making processes.