The Council recognises the importance of supporting groups, organisations and charities that benefit the local community, and that making grants is a valuable method of support. St Germans Parish Council has an open, consistent and easily understood approach to awarding its grants. Please access the Grant Policy To apply please complete the Grant application form or contact the Clerk to request the form.
The precept is the part of your council tax that the
Parish Council request each year in order for it to fulfil its financial
obligations and serve the parish of St Germans. The amount the Parish
Council requests is then divided between every household within the
parish, what you pay is then dependent on what tax banding your property
The Parish Council is notified of planning applications within
the parish* and can make representations on your behalf. However, the
Council is only one voice. Please let us know if you object to a
planning application but also contact Cornwall Planning department yourself to explain your reasons for opposing the plan. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
* The Parish Council is not always notified about Pre-applications (PREAPP) or Prior Approval Applications (PAA).
Please also note that sometimes planning applications are
received after the monthly agenda has been published and these applications will still be included
in that months meeting. We will always try and post changes on the
website, but this cannot be guaranteed. If in doubt, attend the Parish