Looe Town Council Tel: 01503 262255 Looe Town Council Looe harbour

Planning Information

Looe Town Council Planning Committee meet monthly to discuss and make recommendations to Cornwall Council.  Looe Town Council are statutory consultees but the final decision is made by Cornwall Council.

Looe Town Council no longer receive paper plans and associated documents from Cornwall Council. If you would like to view paper plans and associated documents in Looe Town Council offices please give advance notice by telephoning 01503 262255 or by email enquiries@looetowncouncil.gov.uk to arrange a convenient time.

In accordance with Section 47 of the Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988 Cornwall Council, as the Local Planning Authority, gives permission for Town and Parish Councils to reproduce planning applications if they are to be used in any format at their meetings (projecting paperless plans or hard copy).

All documents for each planning application can be viewed electronically on Cornwall Council's planning portal

Click here to view Cornwall Council's Planning Portal

Looe Town Council's next scheduled Planning Meeting will be held on Tuesday 3rd March 2020 at 7pm in the Council Chamber, 1st Floor, Looe Library and Community Hub, The Millpool, West Looe.  Please click here to view the planning applications listed. Click on the application number on the list to direct you to the application on Cornwall Council planning portal.

Looe Town Council may be required to make recommendation under delegated powers prior to Looe Town Council's scheduled meeting date due to Cornwall Council's target dates.

If you are submitting comments directly to Cornwall Council regarding a planning application, would you please also send a copy to Looe Town Council. Comments or requests to attend meetings must be submitted to Looe Town Council office by midday the Friday before the date of the meeting.

KEY MESSAGE - November 2019

KEY MESSAGES - July 2019

The consultation draft of Looe Neighbourhood Development Plan has been published after four years hard work by community volunteers and Town Councillors. It's a plan for local people, written by local people, and the townsfolk are now being asked to comment on the new planning policies that are suggested in it.

Please Click here to view Looe Neighbourhood Plan website www.futurelooe.town for further information.

Minutes of Looe Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group Meetings can be viewed on Looe Town Council website, found under Miscellaneous Meetings.


ARTICLE 4 DIRECTION FOR LOOE - (If you are proposing to carry out alterations to a residential property in Looe's Conservation Area this will affect you)
PLEASE NOTE: With effect from 17th January 2018, the Government have removed exemption for costs for planning applications for development within the Article 4 Direction areas.
A planning application fee will apply.  The following link will take you to the new planning fee sheet, which sets out all relevant planning fees.
Click here for Article 4 (2) Direction Leaflet for Looe (With effect from 17.1.2018 fees will apply).

February 2018 Update (1) (Barratt Homes) - Click here
June 2018 Update (2) (Barratt Homes) - Click here
October 2018 Update (3) (Barratt Homes) - Click here
Hard copies are available from Looe Town Council, The Guildhall, Fore St, E Looe PL13 1AA

Click here for Cornwall Council's Online Planning Information

The Cornwall Local Plan covers the whole of Cornwall.  You can download the adopted Cornwall Local Plan documents, please click here

Click here for - Looe Town Council Planning Pre-Application Consultation Policy

Click here for - Looe Town Council's Responding to Planning Applications Fact Sheet

Click here for - Do I need Planning Consent or Buildings Regulations

Click here for Planning Advice and Guidance - Trees

Click here for Advisory Looe Heritage Guidance Notes - Shop Fronts and Signage

Click here for  Advisory Looe Heritage Guidance Notes - Roofs and Rainwater Goods

Click here for Advisory Looe Heritage Guidance Notes - Windows and Doors

Click here for Advisory Guide Shop Fronts

Click here for Advisory Guide Dormers and Rooflights

Click here for Advisory Guide Window  and Door Joinery



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