Fowey Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan

Fowey Town Council has withdrawn from the Castledore Neighbourhood Development Plan. For this reason, Fowey Town Council agreed to develop a Neighbourhood Plan for the Fowey parish. This was agreed at a Town Council Meeting held on 19 November 2014. This webpage provides you with information on the Fowey Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan.

Neighbourhood Plan Examination

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The Fowey Parish Neighbourhood Plan is currently at examination. The independent examiner appointed is Deborah McCann.The examiner has sent through some intial questions below.

Fowey Town Council has submitted their plan proposal to Cornwall Council for their designated Neighbourhood Development Plan Area on 23 January 2019, in accordance with the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended).

Cornwall Council is consulting residents and other interested stakeholders on the plan for the Fowey Parish area. Consultation will run for siz weeks between Thursday 7 March and 18 April 2019. You can comment by emailing us at , by typing the Neighbourhood Planning application number PA19/00009/NDP into the online planning register, or send us your response in writing to the address below.

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 with appendices; the proposed Neighbourhood Development Plan and 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).

Hard copies of the documents are available to view at the following locations:

  • Fowey Library, Caffa Mill House, 2 Passage Lane, Fowey, PL23 1JS
  • Fowey River Practice, Rawlings Lane PL23 1 DT; and 
  • Squires Field Community Centre, Langurtho Road, Fowey PL23 1EQ

The documents are available to download below:

Please make any representations to the Council by 18th April 2019. If you wish to send your comments in writing please send them to:

The Head Planning and Sustainable Development (Neighbourhood Planning)
Cornwall Council
3rd Floor
North Zone
Pydar House
Pydar Street

Next Steps

Following the 6 week consultation period, the representations will be collated and sent for independent examination. You may also request to be notified of the local planning authority’s decision under Regulation 19 (the outcome of the independent examination of the plan.) If the Examiner believes that the Neighbourhood Plan meets all of its requirements a referendum will take place which will allow residents to decide whether the Neighbourhood Plan should be used by the Council to determine planning applications in the Fowey area.

How we use your information

The data is collected by Cornwall Council as the data controller in accordance with the data protection principles contained within the Data Protection Act 1998.  The information you provide will be used for the preparation of the Neighbourhood Plan and associated planning policy guidance documents.  Full comments, including addresses will also be available to view by any interested party upon request.  Regulation 17 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 requires all representations received by Cornwall Council to be submitted to the Examiner.  All personal information collected by Cornwall Council is held safely in a secure environment and will be kept in accordance with our retention policy. All correspondence will be kept for up to 4 years from adoption of the plan.  At which point all correspondence will be deleted. By submitting your response you are agreeing to these conditions.  If you have any concerns regarding the processing of your data, please contact the Neighbourhood Planning team on 0300 1234 151 or

For more information, please read our full privacy policy.

Fowey Town Council submitted an application and map to designation their Neighbourhood Area. This was submitted on 8th December 2014. Cornwall Council consulted residents and other interested stakeholders on the designation. The consultation ran between 7 January and 18 February 2015. Copies of the application letter and statement were made available to view during the six week consultation period. The statement explains how the Town Council and Neighbourhood Area met the conditions of Section 61G(2) of the Town And Country Planning Act 1990. Documents were available from Fowey Library and One Stop Shop. Copies of the documents can be downloaded below:

For further information please see the Fowey Parish Neighbourhood Plan website.