Neighbourhood Planning in Cornwall

There are 215 Parish and Town Councils in Cornwall and 136 are currently engaged in the different stages of the neighbourhood planning process. 124 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 

124 neighbourhood areas designated across Cornwall.

A designation request has been approved for the Bodmin and Forrabury and Minster parishes.

Neighbourhood Plan Proposals 

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

Neighbourhood Plan Examinations

36 examinations have been held with an additional 3 currently undergoing examination.

  • Ludgvan NDP examination will be commencing soon. The independent examiner is John Slater.
  • Lezant NDP is currently at examination. The independent examiner is Deborah McCann.
  • St Enoder NDP is currently at examination. The independent examiner is Andrew Ashcroft.
  • Fowey Parish NDP is currently at examination. The independent Examiner is Deborah McCann.

Neighbourhood Plan Referendums

32 referendums have been held and all were successful.  

Made Neighbourhood Plans

There are 32 made neighbourhood plans in Cornwall.

  • Crowan NDP was formally made by Cornwall Council and the implementation date is 18 September 2019.
  • Landulph NDP was formally made by Cornwall Council and the implementation date is 5 September 2019. 
  • St Agnes NDP was formally made by Cornwall Council and the implementation date is 13 September 2019. 
  • Luxulyan NDP was formally made by Cornwall Council and the implementation date is 3 September 2019.

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.