Lewisham Council Homepage Skip navigation

Applying for planning permission

Apply and pay for planning permission online, download application forms and get more information about the planning application process.
Planning service charges

Planning services have introduced new charges for withdrawing planning applications that have not been validated. These charges are to recover administrative costs. The charge for Non-Major applications is £41.67 (£50 including VAT) and for Major applications, it is £125 (£150 including VAT).

How to apply for planning permission

Make a planning application quickly and easily online.

Get planning advice

We offer a range of advice services to help with your planning application.

The planning application process

A step-by-step guide to what happens when you make a planning application.

Replacing windows

Check if you need planning permission to replace the windows in your property.

Planning application forms and advice notes

Download and print application forms if you can't apply online.

Planning validation requirements

Information to help you submit a valid planning application.

Biodiversity net gain

Find information on the national validation requirements for biodiversity net gain (BNG).

The validation process

See what the validation process is after your application is received.

Amendments to planning applications

To amend your planning application, apply for a non-material or minor material amendment.
Can't find what you're looking for? Ask us anything