Last updated: 18/04/2013
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Planning is about making the best use of land for housing,
business, industrial, agricultural, and recreation. It is about
making places where people want to live, work and play, places
which are safe and inviting, and places which are
We all have a role to play in planning. Residents can take part
consultations on local plans. Homeowners can find the best
way to make use of or extend their current properties with
planning advice and guidance, as well as find
information on building regulation requirements. You can
view and search the online planning register to find out what
applications are proposed in your area, as well as historical
applications. There is also information on natural resources
applications, minerals and waste, and monitoring.
Customer care standards relating to planning can be found in our
Regeneration Service Customer Care Standards
Planning general telephone enquiries - 0300 1234
From 18 March 2013 - you will need to ring the above number for
all general planning enquiries - all local area general planning
numbers will no longer be available.
Did you know about the range of services our local
authority building control service can provide?
We can work with businesses and householders across Cornwall to
help ensure your project runs smoothly and efficiently through the
design, approval and construction processes. We also provide free
building regulation pre-application advice, if required. Find out
about our Building Control Service.
Please follow the links below to access additional information.
Frequently Asked Questions