Neighbourhood Planning in Cornwall

There are 215 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.

Camborne Town Council has now designated their Neighbourhood area.

Neighbourhood Plan Proposals 

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

  • Camelford NDP consultation will run between 14th November 2019 and 9th January 2020 for eight week's due to the Christmas period
  • St Cleer NDP consultation will run between 5th December 2019 and 30th January 2020 for eight week's due to the Christmas period.

Neighbourhood Plan Examinations

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

  • St Clement NDP is currently at examination. The independent examiner appointed is Deborah McCann.
  • Falmouth NDP is currently at examination. The independent examination is Andrew Ashcroft.
  • Ludgvan NDP examination is currently at examination. The independent examiner is John Slater.
  • Lezant NDP is currently being amended following the examination.

Neighbourhood Plan Referendums

35 referendums have been held and all were successful. Fowey NDP has been successful at examination and we are currently organising the Referendum.

  • Gwennap NDP Referendum has been postponed until 2020. Further details will be published when available.
  • St Stephen by Launceston Rural NDP was successful at Referendum on 14 November 2019.  
  • St Enoder and Fowey NDP's will be going to Referendum in 2020. More information will be published when available.

Made Neighbourhood Plans

There are 35 made neighbourhood plans in Cornwall.

  • St Stephen by Launceston Rural NDP was formally made by Cornwall Council and the implementation date is 28 November 2019.
  • St Erme NDP was formally made by Cornwall Council and the implementation date is 30 October 2019.
  • Chacewater NDP was formally made by Cornwall Council and the implementation date is 5th November 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.