Chacewater Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan

Chacewater Parish Council agreed to develop a Neighbourhood Plan for the area at a Parish Council Meeting. This page provides you with information on the Chacewater Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan.

Consultation on proposed alterative modifications to the Chacewater Neighbourhood Development Plan following independent examination

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Following the receipt of the Examiner’s report in respect of the Chacewater Neighbourhood Development Plan, Cornwall Council has published its Decision on the Examiner’s Recommendations on the plan. 

The Council’s decision is to make a number of alternative modifications to those recommended by the Examiner. Cornwall Council is required to publish the alternative modifications for a six week consultation period in line with Regulation 17A of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) and Development Management Procedure (Amendment) Regulations 2016. Only comments relating to the alternative modifications will be accepted.

The consultation will run between Thursday 11th July and 22nd August 2019. If you wish to comment you can do so online by typing the neighbourhood planning application number PA19/00017/NDP into the online planning register, by emailing  or by writing to the address below.

Hard copies of the documents are available to view online through Cornwall Council’s website, or alternatively at the following location:

  • The Kings Head Hotel, The Square, Chacewater, Truro, TR4 8LR
  • St Paul’s Church, Church Hill, Chacewater, Truro TR4 8PZ
  • The Old Market, The Square, Chacewater, Truro TR4 8PY
  • Chacewater Fish and Chip Shop, 24 Fore St, Chacewater, Truro TR4 8LN
  • The Twelveheads Methodist Church, Twelveheads, Nr Chacewater, Truro TR4 8SJ
  • The Village Hall, Blackwater, Truro, TR4 8ET


The documents can be downloaded below:

 Please make any representations to the Council by 22nd August 2019. If you wish to send your comments in writing please send them to:

The Head of Planning and Regeneration (Neighbourhood Planning), Cornwall Council, Level 3B, Pydar House, Pydar Street, Truro, TR1 1XU.

Next Steps

Following the consultation period, the representatives received will be collated and reviewed before a decision is taken by Cornwall Council whether to progress the Plan to Referendum which will allow residents to decide whether the Neighbourhood Plan should be used by the Council to determine planning applications in the Chacewater area.

The independent examiner appointed to examine the Chacewater Parish Neighbourhood Plan is Deborah McCann. The documents were sent to the examiner on 14 Febraury 2019 to start the examination. The Council recieved the final Examination report on 8th May 2019.

The Council’s has made a decision with the agreement of Chacewater Parish Council to make a number of alternative modifications to those recommended by the Examiner. These alternative modifications are shown in a table of modifications. A six week consultation will shortly be undertaken on the proposed alternative modifications and further details will be published when available.

The documents can be downloaded below:

Chacewater Parish Council submitted their plan proposal to Cornwall Council for their designated Neighbourhood Development Plan Area, in accordance with the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended).

Cornwall Council consulted residents and other interested stakeholders on the plan for the Chacewater Parish area. The consultation ran between Thursday 20 December 2018 and 7 February 2019 for seven weeks due to the consultation covering the Christmas period. During the consultation, you could submit comments through the online planning register using planning number PA18/00021/NDP.

The plan proposal includes a copy of a map and statement which identifies the area to which the proposed Neighbourhood Development Plan relates; a consultation statement; the proposed Neighbourhood Development Plan, a statement explaining how the proposed Neighbourhood Development Plan meets the requirements of paragraph 8 of Schedule 4B to the 1990 Act (the Basic Conditions Statement), the Local Landscape Character Assessment.

Copies of the documents were available to view at Chacewater Village Hall, Chacewater Bowling Club, Chacewater Health Centre, Blackwater Village Hall and Twelveheads Methodist Church during the consultation period.

The documents are available to download below:

Chacewater Parish Council has applied to Cornwall Council to designate the parish of Chacewater as a Neighbourhood Area. This is in accordance with the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations 2012 (amended).

Under the amended Neighbourhood Planning Regulations 2016, Neighbourhood area designations are not required to go out to consultation before a decision is made, if the Neighbourhood area covers the whole of the Parish Boundary.

You can download the designation documents below.

For further information on the neighbourhood plan see the Chacewater Village website.