Have your say

Your views are important to us, so make sure your voice is heard by telling us what you think.

The Community Engagement Strategy 2009 sets out our approach to community engagement and commitment to improve our coordination of consultation and engagement activity within the Council and with our partners.

You can have your say about Council matters and issues in a number of ways; the links below will direct you to more information on how to let us know your views, about services and specific Council issues that we are currently consulting on.

Our current consultations, with links to the surveys, will be listed below:

  • Planning documents linked to the Local Plan
    which includes the:
    • Cornwall Site Allocations DPD - highlights locations for development within Cornwall
    • Cornwall Infrastructure Levy Draft Charging Schedule - sets out proposed CIL rates for development (residential and non-residential)
    • Minerals Safeguarding DPD - proposals to safeguard mineral resources and infrastructure
    • Terrestrial European Sites Mitigation SPD - sets out approach to mitigate recreational impact of new housing and tourism growth
    • Biodiversity SPD - sets out approach for protecting or improving nature within development sites

We regularly undertake consultations and surveys on a wide variety of topics. You can view information about consultations that have closed on our previous consultations page.

The Council undertook Residents' surveys in 2014 and 2016: View the results of the Residents' Surveys.

Read about our budget setting process and how we asked for views on budget proposals to deliver services with less budget, by doing things differently and making changes in how we work.

If you have a question about how you can have your say by taking part in consultations and surveys or about a specific survey you can email: haveyoursay@cornwall.gov.uk.