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Policies, Strategies and Finance

Better Lives for All

You can read about our long term strategy and vision for the South Hams here.

Annual Report

We have now published our Annual Report for 2020-21

Our Constitution

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

Climate Change and Biodiversity Emergency

South Hams District Council has declared a climate change and biodiversity emergency.

Gender Pay Gap Report

Local Authorities who employ 250+ people must produce a Gender Pay Gap Report.

Public Sector Apprenticeship Target

Statistical information about apprenticeships at South Hams District Council.

Council Tax Reduction Scheme Policy

Full details of our Council Tax Reduction Scheme Policy

Planning Policies

Here you can find the Local Development Framework which includes our planning policies.

Housing Policies

Here you can view our housing policies, including our tenancy strategy, private sector housing renewal and housing allocation policy.

Licensing Policies

Here you can find our licensing policies, from gambling to driver policies.

Safeguarding Policies

The Council has a legal duty to safeguard children and vulnerable adults. Find our policies here.

Enforcement Policies

The Council's Enforcement Policy sets out how we deal with enforcing the laws that we have a duty to enforce as a Local Authority.

SeaMoor Lotto Policies

The policies governing our Council run lottery for local good causes

Debt Recovery Policy

We will try to recover all debts owed to us.

Modern Slavery Statement

This statement sets out South Hams District and West Devon Borough Council's actions to understand all potential modern slavery risks associated with our business.

Byelaws relating to UAV (Drone) Flights

If you are interested in drone flying in the South Hams, you can find more information here.

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