Neighbourhood Planning in Cornwall

There are 215 Parish and Town Councils in Cornwall and 134 are currently engaged in the different stages of the neighbourhood planning process. 120 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 

121 neighbourhood areas designated across Cornwall.

A designation request has been approved for the Madron parish.

Neighbourhood Plan Proposals 

42 draft plan proposals have been formally submitted to Cornwall Council. The Falmouth Neighbourhood Development Plan has been formally submitted and is currently going through a legal compliance check. The St Clement NDP is legally compliant and the consultation will now be organised.

Lezant and Ludgvan NDP's statutory six week consultation is between 15th August and 26th September 2019.

Neighbourhood Plan Examinations

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

Neighbourhood Plan Referendums

31 referendums have been held and all were successful.  St Erme NDP Examination is complete and the Referendum will now be organised. Further information will be published when available

  • St Agnes, Landulph and Luxulyan NDP's were successful at Referendum on 8 August 2019. See the weblinks for the Declaration of Poll results.
  • Crowan Parish NDP will be going to Referenndum on 22 August 2019

Made Neighbourhood Plans

There are 28 made neighbourhood plans in Cornwall.

  • Illogan NDP was formally made by Cornwall Council and the implementation date is 31 May 2019.
  • Newquay NDP was formally made by Cornwall Council and the implementation date is 8 May 2019.
  • Lanner NDP was formally made by Cornwall Council and the implementation date is 11 March 2019.
  • Lostwithiel NDP was formally made by Cornwall Council and the implementation date is 11 March 2019.
  • Lanlivery NDP was formally made by Cornwall Council and the implementation date is 19 February 2019.
  • Polperro and Lansallos NDP was formally made by Cornwall Council  and the implementation date is 22 February 2019.

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.