An average increase of 4.82% (£99.71) on the total average bill of £2,067 (for a Band D property) from last year is confirmed as West Devon residents prepare to receive their Council Tax bills for 2021/22 this week.
Local changes to COVID business grant criteria and a new initiative to refund the cost of business licences could help plough funds back into the hands of business owners across West Devon.
We are working in partnership with other councils to encourage local residents and organisations to take actions that both increase quality of life and reduce their carbon footprint to help combat climate change.
West Devon Borough Council has agreed to amend charges in its pay and display car parks following a public consultation.
Coping with COVID-19, keeping frontline services running, supporting vulnerable people in the community and the loss of vital income streams has not stopped West Devon Borough Council from balancing their books.
Concern about limited access to IT equipment for local pupils has prompted West Devon Borough Council to share £4,000 between two local secondary schools. Tavistock College and Okehampton College have received the cash boost to spend on equipment to help children currently struggling to access online learning at home.