the 1st October 2016, local authorities no longer need to
publish designation applications and consult people who live, work or carry
out business in the area if the Neighbourhood area covers the whole Parish
boundary as set out in the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations 2012/16 5A
Council will continue to consult statutory organisations when designation
applications are submitted. A report will be collated providing initial
information and guidance from these organisations to support town or parish
councils during the early stages of developing their Neighbourhood Plan.
Council has approved designation requests from St Mabyn and Jacobstow
Parish Councils for their Neighbourhood area.
Strategic Environmental Assessment Screening:
are currently no plans being screened.
St Mewan Neighbourhood Development
submission consultation began on 22nd May and finishes on the 3rd
Pre- Submission Council Officer Consultation:
Council officers have already been consulted on the St Mewan Neighbourhood
Plan Proposals Statutory
and Feock have formally submitted their Neighbourhood Development Plan
Proposals and they are currently going through a legal compliance check.
Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan Proposal statutory six week
consultation is between Friday 26th May and 7th July
Hill Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan Proposal statutory six week
consultation is between Friday 26th May and 7th July
North Hill Neighbourhood
Development Plan is
currently at examination. Barbara Maksymiw has been appointed as the
Gwinear – Gwithian Neighbourhood
Examination report has been published. The Neighbourhood Planning Team are
liaising with the parish council to amend the Plan.
The Rame Peninsula, Roche Parish, St Minver Parishes and Bude – Stratton Neighbourhood Development Plans
were successful at Referendum on Thursday 5th May 2017.
Adopted Neighbourhood Plans:
The Truro and Kenwyn and the St Ives Area Neighbourhood Development
Plans have been Made by Cornwall Council. The implementation date was 29th
Toolkit and Guidance
are templates available to help Neighbourhood
Planning Groups when drafting their planning policies and advice and
guidance when developing the Neighbourhood Plan.
My Community - Neighbourhood Planning Grants
are changes to the final year of the 2015 – 2018 grant programme. There
have been two updates to the programme which include:
your plan after it has come into force
undertaking site assessments and housing site allocations. For further
information please see the web link below
Neighbourhood Planning Act 2017
Neighbourhood Planning Bill received Royal Assent on 27th April
2017 and is now an Act of Parliament.
strengthens the weight given to Neighbourhood Plans. In particular the
provisions of the Act require a local planning authority to:
regard toĀf a post examination draft NDP in determining planning
applications, before the referendum is held
successful referendum a neighbourhood plan automatically becomes part of
the development plan, unless the Local Authority decide not to ĀemakeĀf the plan.
also incorporates provisions allowing the modification of a Neighbourhood
Development Order or Neighbourhood Plan. Local Authorities are
required to publish details of their support to neighbourhood planning
groups in their Statement of Community Involvement.
of neighbourhood plans will also be required to ask stakeholders in the
neighbourhood plan whether they wish the Examiner to hold a meeting during
the examination process.
various provisions of the Act have not yet come into force – we will give
an update in future bulletins when we receive notification about this.
Parish Housing Targets
recent Neighbourhood Plan examinations, examiners have been asking parishes
to demonstrate clearly in their Plan how they can deliver their share of
the housing target in the Cornwall Local Plan and to include information on
number of houses that have been built within the Neighbourhood Development
Plan area within the plan period
number of additional houses that have planning permission which are under
construction or not yet started
estimate of the potential number of additional homes that may be delivered
on windfall sites
therefore working on a housing figures guide for each parish, that will
divide up the local plan Community Network Area housing targets per parish,
so that we can provide you with a baseline housing target and information
on completions and commitments for your parish. This will help you to
decide on a strategy which will deliver the amount of development required
so your plan can demonstrate conformity with the Local Plan.
be able to publish this when the annual housing completions monitoring is
finalised, which is expected by the end of June: we will provide a web link in the next e-bulletin.
are still spaces available if you wish to book at slot at the Neighbourhood
Planning Surgeries being organised in early June. This will provide
Neighbourhood Planning Steering Groups with an opportunity to speak to
Neighbourhood Planning and Planning Policy officers about any queries and
be provided with some guidance on the development of their Plan. Each
steering group can book a 45 minute slot which will need to be booked in
advance. If you are interested in attending one of the surgeries please
e-mail the Neighbourhood Planning Team firstname.lastname@example.org stating which location you
would wish to attend and whether you would prefer to attend a morning or
next round of Surgeries will be held on the following dates between 9am –
May 2017, Luxstowe House Liskeard
June 2017, Pydar House Truro
June 2017 , Dolcoath Office Camborne
June 2017, Bodmin Office
June 2017, St JohnĀfs Hall Penzance
the information on this bulletin is taken from the Locality website.