Cornwall AONB Management Plan - consultation launched

Give us your vital views on the new AONB Management Plan. 

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The Cornwall AONB Partnership is in the final stages of preparing a new 5-year Management Plan for the Cornwall AONB. The Management Plan sets out strategic policies for the best-practice management of the AONB landscape and details a set of actions to be delivered by the Cornwall AONB Partnership and other organisations over a five year period.

The Management Plan is used by a variety of organisations and people in lots of different ways. Local groups and organisations use it as a guide for the development of local projects and in support of funding bids. It is also a material planning consideration and is used by Cornwall Council when making planning decisions, in  planning appeals and sometimes at public inquiries and judicial reviews.

The Cornwall AONB is a very large AONB, the 8th largest in the country out of 46, and it is  very dispersed with 12 separate geographical sections all around the coast and at Bodmin Moor. Search the 'Explore' page of this website to find out more about each section.

The 12 sections of the AONB are all very distinct and different. The Management Plan seeks to drill down to this level of detail with the 'Local Sections' part of the plan, which describes the unique landscapes of each and details locally specific management policies.

The review of the Management Plan has been very thorough and has taken a year, with the preparation of a scoping document, a pre-drafting consultation exercise, a supporting evidence base and now resulting in the final draft plan for consultation.

We need your views on the new plan! The public consultation on the draft plan is open until the 21st March and its important that we gather the views and opinions of as many people as possible. Click on the picture below to take part now!