Looe Town Council

The Millpool
West Looe, Cornwall PL13 2AF
Tel: 01503 262255

Planning Information

Due to COVID-19, Looe Town Council will NOT be holding open public meetings to discuss and make recommendations for planning applications. Discussion and recommendations to Cornwall Council will be held and made by virtual Zoom meetings by the Planning Committee, members of the public are very welcome to attend either virtually or by telephone - Please click here for Looe Town Council current planning process during Covid-19 lockdown

Looe Town Council Planning Committee will be discussing planning applications as listed, click here to view list, on Tuesday 20th October 2020 at 6.00pm. Please click on the application number on the list to which will direct you to documents relating to the application on Cornwall Council planning portal.

Please click here for link to Q&A's from Cornwall Council Presentation on Changes to the Planning System 2020

Please click here for link to Cornwall Council planning portal

Looe Town Council are statutory consultees, the final decision is made by Cornwall Council.

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, so an invite to the meeting can be sent to you, thank you.

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. 
Please click here for Article 4 (2) Direction Leaflet for Looe (With effect from 17.1.2018 fees will apply).

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 Commercially Sensitive Material Checklist

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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