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Neighbourhood Planning in Cornwall

There are 214 Parish and Town Councils in the County. Currently 124 parishes are engaged in the different stages of the neighbourhood planning process, producing 111 Neighbourhood Development Plans. View the progress of each individual Neighbourhood Development Plan below.

Neighbourhood Area Designations 

111 neighbourhood areas designated across Cornwall.


  • Cornwall Council has approved a designation request from St Keverne Parish Council for their neighbourhood area.
  • Cornwall Council has approved a designation request from St Wenn Parish Council for their neighbourhood area.

Neighbourhood Plan Proposals 

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


Neighbourhood Plan Examinations

21 examinations have been held with an additional 1 currently undergoing examination.


  • Lanlivery NDP is currently at examination. The independent Examiner is Barbara Maksymiw. 

Neighbourhood Plan Referendums

19 referendums have been held and all were successful. There is another 1 referendum currently timetabled.


Made Neighbourhood Plans

16 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 email

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.