You can comment on planning applications in the borough. Your views can help us reach a balanced view about whether or not to grant planning permission to a proposal.
You can comment on any planning application except for:
Check the type of a planning application before you make a comment.
You can comment on a planning application online, by email or in writing.
In your comment, you should include:
After we receive your comment, the planning committee and planning officers will review it.
The quickest and easiest way to comment is online. If you make a comment online, we will acknowledge we have received it within two working days.
Email your comment to firstname.lastname@example.org
Send your comment in writing to:
London SE6 4RU
Type your letter or make sure your handwriting is easy to read.
We will consider comments about:
impact on amenity (e.g. light, privacy, outlook)
design or appearance of the development
traffic and parking issues
planning site history
compatibility with other uses in the area.
We will not consider comments about:
Your objections or supporting comments on applications must be:
We cannot be held responsible for your comments on planning applications. This includes content that is personal, slanderous, libellous, defamatory, or otherwise offensive or abusive.This sort of comment is not constructive or helpful to us in coming to a decision on an application.
We may take further action if you make slanderous, libellous or defamatory remarks about us in a comment.
You usually have 24 days from the date that the planning proposal is published to make a comment.
However this can vary, so you should check the notification publicity, letter or site notice for confirmation of the time you have to make your comment.
We will take all valid comments into account up until the application has been decided.
We will acknowledge receipt of your comments by email or by letter, but we will not respond to your individual comments.
Apart from acknowledging receipt of your comment, we will not contact you again unless:
To find out how your information will be used, see our privacy statement.
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