Neighbourhood Planning in Cornwall

There are 213 Parish and Town Councils in the County. Currently 116 parishes are engaged in the different stages of the neighbourhood planning process, producing 104 Neighbourhood Development Plans. View the progress of each indvidual Neighbourhood Development Plan below.

Neighbourhood Area Designations 

104 neighbourhood areas designated across Cornwall.


  • Cornwall Council has approved a designation request from Perranzabuloe Parish Council for their Neighbourhood area.

Neighbourhood Plan Proposals 

21 draft plan proposals have been formally submitted to Cornwall Council.


  • Crantock  and Hayle NDPs are at their statutory six week consultations until 11January 2018.

Neighbourhood Plan Examinations

13 examinations have been held with an additional 4 currently undergoing examination.


  • Withiel NDP is currently at examination. Barbara Maksymiw has been appointed as the independent examiner.
  • Mevagissey NDP is currently at examination. Deborah McCann has been appointed as the independent examiner.
  • St Erth NDP is currently at examination. John Slater has been appointed as the independent examiner.
  • Liskeard NDP is soon to be at examination. Deborah McCann has been appointed as the independent examiner.

Neighbourhood Plan Referendums


11 referendums have been held and all were successful.


Made Neighbourhood Plans

11 made neighbourhood plans in Cornwall.


Neighbourhood Planning Activity Map

The neighbourhood planning Activity Map is a visual representation of the stages neighbourhood plans in Cornwall are currently at.

Neighbourhood Planning Monthly E-Bulletin

The Council's Neighbourhood Planning Team is producing a new monthly e-bulletin for Town and Parish Councils and Neighbourhood Planning Steering Groups across Cornwall. The e-bulletin will keep you updated with the latest news on Neighbourhood Plans in Cornwall and provide any updates on the current consultations and legislation. If you would like to sign up to the e-bulletin please e-mail

View this months E-Bulletin.

Neighbourhood Plans

To find out more information about each individual plan, please use the tabs below. The list is in alphabetical order. It does not include plans where councils have not designated their Neighbourhood Area.