West Devon Council

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Tuesday, 27th September, 2022


4.00 pm


Chamber - Kilworthy Park


Full Members:


Cllr Mott


Deputy Mayor

Cllr Pearce




Cllr Ball

Cllr Blackman

Cllr Bolton

Cllr Bridgewater

Cllr Cheadle

Cllr Coulson

Cllr Crozier

Cllr Davies

Cllr Daniel

Cllr Edmonds

Cllr Ewings

Cllr Heyworth

Cllr Jory

Cllr Kemp

Cllr Kimber


Cllr Leech

Cllr Moody

Cllr Moyse

Cllr Ratcliffe

Cllr Renders

Cllr Ridgers

Cllr Samuel

Cllr Sellis

Cllr Southcott

Cllr Spettigue

Cllr Turnbull

Cllr Vachon

Cllr Wood

Cllr Yelland



Interests – Declaration and Restriction on Participation:

Members are reminded of their responsibility to declare any disclosable pecuniary interest not entered in the Authority's register or local non pecuniary interest which they have in any item of business on the agenda (subject to the exception for sensitive information) and to leave the meeting prior to discussion and voting on an item in which they have a disclosable pecuniary interest.

Committee administrator:








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Apologies for Absence






Confirmation of Minutes

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To approve and adopt as a correct record the Minutes of the Meeting of Council held on 19 July 2022






Declarations of Interest



In accordance with the Code of Conduct, Members are invited to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests, Other Registerable Interests and Non-Registerable Interests including the nature and extent of such interests they may have in any items to be considered at this meeting;






Business brought forward by or with the consent of the Mayor






The Mayor or the person presiding to answer questions which people in West Devon can ask and to receive deputations or petitions under Council Procedure Rule 21




(a)  Petition to be submitted by Mr John Hearn calling for a Community Governance Review to abolish Sydenham Damerel Parish Council; and


(b)  Petition to be submitted by either the Mayor or Clerk of Okehampton Town Council calling for a Community Governance Review to review its parish boundaries.






To consider (any) questions submitted under Council Procedure Rule 21






To consider (any) Motions of which notice has been duly submitted by Members in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 15






To Receive the Minutes of the following Committees, to note the delegated decisions and to consider the adoption of those Minutes which require approval:


9 - 16




(i)            Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Meeting held on 21 June 2022


(ii)          Development Management & Licensing Committee

Meeting held on 19 July 2022


Recommendations to agree:

DM+L.12 Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Policy – the Statutory Taxi and Private Hire Vehicles Standards


That the Development Management and Licensing Committee RECOMMEND to Council that the draft Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Policy, as amended, be adopted.


        (iii)  Regeneration & Investment Committee

                Meeting held on 6 September 2022






Council Constitution


17 - 348




Climate Emergency Planning Statement


349 - 392




Tamar Valley AONB - Five Year Management Plan


393 - 402


Dated this 19th day of September 2022




Andy Bates

Chief Executive