Adopted plans

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

Climate Change Development Plan Document (DPD) - Public Consultation

We are consulting on the The Climate Emergency DPD. This will run between 26 February – 5pm 16 April 2021. You can view the consultation documents on the following page:

The Climate Emergency DPD

The Cornwall Local Plan

You can download the adopted Cornwall Local Plan below

The Local Plan covers the period up to 2030.

The Adoption Statement and background documents are available to download below:

Cornwall Local Plan Examination Evidence Base

You can find documents relating to this under the Examination library for the Local Plan. 

Saved Policies

Some policies from previous plans remain saved. These include policies from:

  • the Local plans of the former District and Borough Councils
  • the Minerals and Waste Plans of the former County Council

All saved policies are listed in the Cornwall Local Plan (2016) Saved Policies document. Related maps and inset maps are also available.


Other Adopted Plans

The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) raises funds from new building projects. 

The Minerals Safeguarding DPD. This plan safeguards mineral resources from other types of development.

The Site Allocations DPD identifies new housing and employment sites.

Adopted Neighbourhood Plans

Made plans form part of the Development Plan. These are often referred to as 'adopted plans'. 

You can view plans on the Neighbourhood Planning in Cornwall page.

DPDs currently under development

We are currently developing the following documents:

Cornwall Council have prepared a Local Development Scheme.

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