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Crowan Neighbourhood Development Plan

Crowan Parish Council agreed to develop a Neighbourhood Plan for the Crowan area. This was agreed at a Parish Council Meeting held on 12 December 2013. This webpage provides you with information on the Crowan Neighbourhood Development Plan.

Neighbourhood Plan Adoption

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Crowan Parish Neighbourhood Development plan is now formally made. This can be used from 18th September 2019 as part of the development plan in development management decisions in the Crowan Neighbourhood Plan Area. The adopted neighbourhood plan, report and decision notice is available to download below:

Crowan Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) was successful at referendum on Thursday 22 August 2019 and the result was:

  • Number cast in favour of 'Yes': 322
  • Number cast in favour of 'No':  49

For more information please see the documents below ( please note the Crowan Settlement Boundary has been corrected):

The independent Examiner appointed to examine the Crowan Neighbourhood Plan was Barbara Maksymiw. The documents were sent to the examiner on 26 February 2019 to start the examination.

On 8 May 2019, Cornwall Council received the Examiner's report on the Crowan Neighbourhood Development Plan. The Examiner's report concludes that subject to the modifications in the report, the Plan should proceed to referendum. The examination report and amended Neighbourhood Plan is available to view below:

Some initial questions from the Examiner, with response from the Crowan NDP Steering Group and Cornwall Council can be seen below:

Examination Q&A March 2019

Crowan Parish Council has submitted their plan proposal to Cornwall Council for their designated Neighbourhood Development Plan Area, in accordance with the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended).

Cornwall Council is consulting residents and other interested stakeholders on the plan for the Crowan Parish area. Consultation will run  for six weeks from Thursday 10 January to 21 February 2019. You can comment by emailing us at, by typing the Neighbourhood Planning application number PA19/00003/NDP into the online planning register, or send us your response in writing to the address below.

The plan proposal includes a copy of a map and statement which identifies the area to which the proposed Neighbourhood Development Plan relates; a consultation statement; the proposed Neighbourhood Development Plan and a statement explaining how the proposed Neighbourhood Development Plan meets the requirements of paragraph 8 of Schedule 4B to the 1990 Act (the Basic Conditions Statement).

Copies of the documents are available to view online through Cornwall Council’s website, or alternatively you can download the documents below:

Hard copies can be viewed at the following locations during the six week consultation period:

  • St Crewenna’s Church, Crowan, Camborne, TR14 9NB
  • Crowan Telephone Box, Crowan
  • Crowan Parish Room, Crowan, Praze, Camborne, TR14 9NB
  • Nancegollan Village hall, Nancegollan, TR13 0AS
  • Nancegollan Telephone Box, Nancegollan
  • The Duke of Leeds Pub, 2 Hayle Road, Leedstown, Hayle, TR27 6DB
  • Leedstown Community Primary School, Townshend Road, Leedstown, Hayle, TR27 6AA
  • Leedstown Village Hall, Carsize Lane, Leedstown, TR27 6EN
  • Praze Doctors Surgery, School Road, Praze-an-Beeble, Camborne, TR14 0LB
  • Praze Village Shop, The Square, Praze, Camborne, TR14 0JR
  • Crowan Primary School, Moorfield, Praze-an-Beeble, Camborne, TR14 0LG
  • Townshend Village Hall, Bunkers Hill, Townshend, Hayle, TR27 6AG
  • Townshend Telephone Box, Townshend, Hayle

Please make any representations to the Council by Thursday 21 February 2019. If you wish to send your comments in writing please send them to:

The Head Planning and Sustainable Development (Neighbourhood Planning)
Cornwall Council
3rd Floor North
Zone B
Pydar House
Pydar Street

Crowan Parish Council submitted an application and map to designation their Neighbourhood Area. This was submitted on 30 January 2014. Cornwall Council consulted residents and other interested stakeholders on the designation. The consultation ran between 6 February and 20 March 2014. Copies of the application letter and statement were made available to view during the six week consultation. The statement explains how the Parish Council and Neighbourhood Area met the conditions of Section 61G(2) of the Town And Country Planning Act 1990. Documents were available from Helston One Stop Shop. Copies of the documents can be downloaded below:

For further information on their Neighbourhood Plan please see the Crowan Parish Council website.