About us

We're South Hams District Council and West Devon Borough Council, two shared authorities providing services to the 142,000-strong population.

As neighbouring rural local authorities with similar issues and challenges, we have been working together to deliver services since 2007.

We deliver a range of services including:

  • Administration of council tax and local benefits
  • Provision of car parking services
  • Collection of refuse and the recycling of waste
  • Development Management and building control
  • Housing services
  • Provision of sport and leisure facilities
  • Environmental services
  • Business-related services
  • Contingency planning