Conservation and planning

Please read our information on how we are supporting residents and businesses, as well as information on affected services.


The conservation teams advise on the protection and enhancement of the historic built environment. Although much of their work concentrates on listed buildings and conservation areas they keenly promote high quality design in buildings and play a proactive role in heritage led regeneration.


Listed buildings

Cornwall is fortunate in having a rich heritage of building, important both architecturally and historically.  There are 12,490 Listed Buildings in Cornwall with the greatest concentration in the North East of the County.


Conservation areas

You can locate Conservation Areas in Cornwall using the Council's interactive map.  

Council's interactive map

Choose the Layers option, the Conservation Areas are found under the Historical folder.

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