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 

120 neighbourhood areas designated across Cornwall.

A designation request has been approved for the St Tudy and St Goran parishes for their Neighbourhood Areas.

Neighbourhood Plan Proposals 

38 draft plan proposals have been formally submitted to Cornwall Council. The St Enoder Neighbourhood Plan has been formally submitted. The statutory six week consultation is currently being organised.

There are currently no statutory six week consultation.

Neighbourhood Plan Examinations

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

  • Gwennap Parish NDP independent examiner is Liz Beth. The examination can not commence until the beginning of July. Further information will be published when available.
  • St Erme NDP independent examiner is Andrew Ashcroft. The examination will commerce soon.
  • Fowey Parish NDP is currently at examination. The independent Examiner is Deborah McCann.
  • St Stephen by Launceston Rural NDP is currently at examination. The independent Examiner is Martin Lee.
  • Chacewater Parish NDP is currently at examination. The independent Examiner is Deborah McCann.

Neighbourhood Plan Referendums

28 referendums have been held and all were successful. Further information about the Referendums for St Agnes Landulph, Luxulyan and Crowan NDP'S will be published when available.

  • Newquay NDP was successful at Referendum held on 11th April 2019.
  • Illogan NDP was successful at Referendum held on 11th April 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 31st May 2019.
  • Newquay NDP was formally made by Cornwall Council and the implementation date is 8th May 2019.
  • Lanner NDP was formally made by Cornwall Council and the implementation date is 11th March 2019.
  • Lostwithiel NDP was formally made by Cornwall Council and the implementation date is 11th March 2019.
  • Lanlivery NDP was formally made by Cornwall Council and the implementation date is 19th February 2019.
  • Polperro and Lansallos NDP was formally made by Cornwall Council  and the implementation date is 22nd 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.