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Neighbourhood Planning in Cornwall

There are 213 Parish and Town Councils in Cornwall and 137 are currently engaged in the different stages of the neighbourhood planning process. 125 Neighbourhood Areas are designated and this includes 5 cluster neighbourhood plans covering 17 parishes. The information below sets out the latest information on Neighbourhood Plans in Cornwall.

Neighbourhood Area Designations 

125 neighbourhood areas are designated across Cornwall.

No further neighbourhood area designations have been submitted to Cornwall Council. 

Neighbourhood Plan Proposals 

Due to the unprecedented situation caused by Covid-19, the closing date for these consultations is being extended until 30 April 2020.

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

  • St Endellion NDP statutory consultation will run until 30 April 2020. 
  • Lanteglos by Fowey NDP statutory consultaiton will run until 30 April 2020. 

Neighbourhood Plan Examinations

41 examinations have been held with an additional 2 currently undergoing examination.

  • Camelford NDP is currently at examination. The independent examiner appointed is Deborah McCann. 
  • St Cleer NDP is currently at examination. The idependent examiner appointed is Deborah McCann. 
  • Falmouth NDP has finished examination and the plan is currently being amended.

Neighbourhood Plan Referendums

38 referendums have been held and all were successful.

All Neighbourhood Planning Referendums are postponed until further notice. For more information please see the press release see the press release.

  • St Enoder NDP Referendum is currently postponed. 
  • St Clement and Ludgvan NDP's were scheduled to going to Referendum on 2 April  2020 but they are been postponed. 
  • Lezant, Gwennap and Fowey NDP's were successful at Referendum on 27 February 2020. 

Made Neighbourhood Plans

There are 38 made neighbourhood plans in Cornwall.

  • Gwennap NDP was formally made by Cornwall Council and the implementation date is 12 March 2020. 
  • Lezant NDP was formally made by Cornwall Council and the implementation date is 11 March 2020.
  • Fowey Parish NDP was formally made by Cornwall Council and the implementation date is 11 March 2020.

View a full list of the made Neighbourhood Plans.

Neighbourhood Planning Activity Map

We have produced the neighbourhood planning Activity Map. This shows the different stages neighbourhood plans are currently at in Cornwall.

Neighbourhood Planning Monthly E-Bulletin

The Council's Neighbourhood Planning Team produces a new monthly e-bulletin. This is aimed at 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. It will also provide any updates on the current consultations and legislation. If you would like to sign up to the e-bulletin please email neighbourhoodplanning@cornwall.gov.uk.

View this months E-Bulletin

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.