Development Plan Documents

This page contains information on Development Plan Documents that are currently being prepared. (This excludes the Cornwall Local Plan: Strategic Policies document.)

Development Plan Documents in Preparation

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Development Plan Documents (DPD) will set out Cornwall Council’s planning policies and proposals. They are subject to community and stakeholder involvement and independent examination. The following DPD are in preparation:

Allocations DPD

This document will allocate sites to meet the housing provision for the main Cornwall towns. This provision is identified in the Strategic Policies document. It will allocate a range of suitable sites to meet the scale and type of development needed in town centres. Development needs include:

  • retail
  • leisure
  • commercial
  • office
  • tourism
  • cultural
  • community and residential

An Allocations scoping consultation for this document has been undertaken. View the Allocations DPD.

Minerals Safeguarding DPD - Adopted

Cornwall Council has now adopted the Minerals Safeguarding Development Plan Document (DPD).  The DPD identifies areas of mineral resource and infrastructure that are safeguarded for future use.  View the Minerals Safeguarding DPD.

Travelling Communities Site Allocations

This document will allocate sites to meet the needs of Travelling Communities. This is identified in the Cornwall Local Plan: Strategic Policies document. A Scoping Report consultation is currently underway until the 6th June 2016. View the Travelling Communities Site Allocations