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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:

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.

Site Allocations DPD - Adopted

Cornwall Council has now adopted the Site Allocations Development Plan Document (Allocations DPD). The document identifies where new housing and employment uses will be delivered for 10 towns/conurbations and two eco-communities in Cornwall. 

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.