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Planning and Building Control

Planning is about making the best use of land. This could be for housing, business, industrial, agricultural, or recreation use. It is about making places where people want to live, work and play. Building Regulations apply to most building work. It is important to find out if you need permission. Planning contacts and team information

Last updated: 02/05/2024 12:37:38

Online planning register

The online planning register helps you find, view and make comments on any planning applications. Alerts can be set up to notify you of any planning applications in your area.Search for a planning application From the 1 April 2022 public comments submitted via email will no longer be accepted. Please visit the How to respond to planning applications webpage for advice on submitting comments. The page contains information.....

Last updated: 12/04/2024 13:38:57

Make a planning application

Before submitting any application please ensure you have read the Cornwall Council Validation GuideThis document: provides guidance helps avoid invalid submissions helps avoid delays in validation due to missing information Validation Guide updated to version 1.7 on 10/04/2024. Please see table of validation updates for further information. You my need to refresh your browser to ensure you are viewing the most up to dat.....

Last updated: 15/05/2024 15:43:10

Do I need planning permission or building control?

Depending on the work you're doing you might need to get planning permission or building regulation approval, or both. If you go ahead without permission or approval, you might end up having to put things back to how they were. The owner of the property or land is responsible for meeting the relevant planning rules and building regulations. This is the case with all building work. Are you unsure about the differences betw.....

Last updated: 01/03/2024 13:44:33

Planning history request

From 2011, all Cornwall Council planning records are available to view online. Find the records by using the Online Planning Register. Go to the online planning register Some information from before 2011 is also available online. This includes former District Council records but the amount of information varies by each area. If you have trouble finding the information, search without the postcode, as some older planning r.....

Last updated: 30/05/2023 09:16:20

Contact the Planning Service

View and comment on planning applications To help us answer your enquiry as quickly as possible, please select the relevant link below: Building control Dangerous structures House numbering and naming Listed building Local land charges Planning Private sector housing Street naming and numbering  Planning enforcement Please do not use these forms to report breaches of planning to the enforcement team. Details of how to r.....

Last updated: 16/02/2022 14:53:19

Planning Privacy Notice B for Planning Applicants (all application types)

Who will control my data? The Data Controller for all the information you provide on this form is Cornwall Council, New County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro TR1 3AY.  Data Protection Registration Number: Z1745294 There’s something I don’t understand If you need help understanding anything contained in this notice, please contact the Economic Growth and Development Freedom of Information Team by emailing .....

Last updated: 08/12/2021 14:40:12

Planning fees

Please find Cornwall Council's schedule of planning fees in: Cornwall Council Fees and charges document Removal of Free Go On 06/12/2023 new statutory planning fees have been introduced. At the same time, the ability to submit a free go on relevant submissions has been removed. This has raised a number of queries. Please see the below clarification: Applications submitted before 6 December 2023 and are not determined bef.....

Last updated: 11/04/2024 11:20:35

Neighbourhood Planning

A Neighbourhood Plan is a document that sets out local planning policies for a parish or town. It forms part of the local development plan. The policies in the Neighbourhood Plan are used to help decide whether to approve planning applications for new buildings or changes to existing buildings or infrastructure. It is developed by the parish or town council, in collaboration with the community, and supported by Cornwall C.....

Last updated: 22/05/2024 10:36:18

Planning news

You can view the latest planning newsletters on this page including: Planning News for Local Councils and Agents Neighbourhood Planning newsletter These are now both published quarterly. If you wish to view previous editions, please email us at If you: would like to receive an alert of when the latest newsletter is published are having any problems viewing the newsletters or links plea.....

Last updated: 23/05/2024 13:15:58

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