Neighbourhood Planning in Cornwall

There are 215 Parish and Town Councils in Cornwall and 132 are currently engaged in the different stages of the neighbourhood planning process. 117 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 

117 neighbourhood areas designated across Cornwall.

A designation request has been approved for Sithney Parish for their Neighbourhood Plan Area.

Neighbourhood Plan Proposals 

37 draft plan proposals have been formally submitted to Cornwall Council. St Erme and Gwennap Neighbourhood Development Plans have been formally submitted and are currently going through a legal compliance check.

  • Fowey Parish NDP six week consultation is between Thursday 7th March and 18th April 2019.
  • St Stephens by Launceston NDP has gone through its legal compliance check. The Regulation 16 statutory consultation runs from 30 January to 13 March 2019.  

Neighbourhood Plan Examinations

28 examinations have been held with an additional 5 currently undergoing examination.

  • Crowan NDP is currently at examination. The independent Examiner is Barbara Maksymiw
  • Landulph NDP is currently at examination. The independent Examiner is Andrew Ashcroft
  • Chacewater Parish NDP is currently at examination. The independent Examiner is Deborah McCann.
  • Luxulyan NDP is currently at examination. The independent Examiner is Liz Beth
  • St Agnes NDP is currently at examination. The independent Examiner is Deborah McCann.

Neighbourhood Plan Referendums

26 referendums have been held and all were successful. 

Made Neighbourhood Plans

There are 26 made neighbourhood plans in Cornwall.

  • 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.