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Contact us

You can contact us online, by email, phone or by visiting us.

  • We provide the following services: planning, environmental health, waste & recycling, housing and benefits and community services.
  • We also help with council tax and business rates enquiries.
  • Devon County Council also provide many services, such as maintaining roads and running schools.
  • Please see the related website section on the right - they might provide the service you're looking for.


We provide a number of services through our Do it Online pages.

You can also comment and complaint by 'Telling Us Online'.

We try very hard to provide high quality services to everyone who lives, works and visits our Borough. You are in the best position to judge how we are doing and let us know and if, by any chance, some thing goes wrong we want to know about it.

By e-mail:

Our customer services team are there to help with your enquiry. Email your question to:

By Telephone - 01822 813600

Our customer services team are available from 08:30 until 17:00 on weekdays to answer your calls. (Except Bank Holidays)

If you have an emergency outside these hours, please call the above number to access our managed service.

In Writing:

Our Postal address is:

West Devon Borough Council
Kilworthy Park
Drake Road
PL19 0BZ

If you use the DX service, our routing number is 82405 TAVISTOCK

Visit Us:

Please visit the how to find our offices page for detailed information on how to find our offices in Tavistock and Okehampton.

In Tavistock  we are open from 09:00 until 17:00 and in Okehampton 09:00 until 13:00 and 14:00 to 17:00 on weekdays. (except for Bank Holidays)