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St Austell Bay Neighbourhood Development Plan

St Austell Bay Parish Council agreed to develop a Neighbourhood Plan for the area on 19th October 2017. This page provides you with information on the St Austell Bay Neighbourhood Development Plan.

Plan Proposal Statutory Consultation - PA20/00007/NDP

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St Austell Bay Parish Council have submitted their Neighbourhood Plan to Cornwall Council.  This was for their designated Neighbourhood Development Plan Area. Under the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended).

Cornwall Council is consulting on the plan for the St Austell Bay Parish area with:

  • residents
  • other interested stakeholders

The Consultation will run between Thursday 26th November until the 28th of January 2021. This is for an extended ten-week period. The statutory consultation has been adapted due to the national Covid-19 crisis and to allow residents more time, taking into account the Christmas period. It takes into consideration the latest Planning Guidance. The guidance is from The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.

You can comment by emailing You can also search for PA20/00007/NDP in the online planning register.

The plan proposal includes a copy of a map and statement. This identifies the area where the proposed Neighbourhood Development Plan relates to.

  • View the evidence base.
  • The following documents can be viewed on Issue Details page:
    • a consultation statement
    • the proposed Neighbourhood Development Plan
    • 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)
    • a legal compliance report 
    • a legal compliance check
    • a legal complaince decision notice
    • a community actions appendix 

Please contact the Neighbourhood Planning Team if you:

  • are unable to view the document online
  • want to request a hard copy of the neighbourhood plan
  • have any queries

You can email the team at You can also call them on 03001234151.

Please make any representations to the Council by 4th February 2020. You can do this by:

The Head of Planning
Neighbourhood Planning
Cornwall Council
Dolcoath Avenue
TR14 8SX

On 23rd October 2017, St Austell Bay Parish Council applied to Cornwall Council to designate the Parish of St Austell Bay as a Neighbourhood Area. This is in accordance with the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations 2012 (amended).

Under the amended Neighbourhood Planning Regulations 2016, Neighbourhood area designations are not required to go out to consultation before a decision is made if the Neighbourhood area covers the whole of the Parish Boundary.

You can download the designation documents below.

For further information please see the St Austell Bay Parish Council website.