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Development management

Additional planning policies, for issues that are not covered by the core strategy and London plan.
Changes to the Scheme of Delegation

On 29 March 2023, members agreed changes to the Council’s constitution and scheme of delegation.

The new scheme will be applied to applications with a Statutory Start Date of 30 March 2023 or later.  The changes are:

  • 10 or more objections will be required to trigger a planning committee meeting 
  • A scheme with an amenity society objection will be referred to a Chairs’ Review meeting

Development policy documents

See the adoption statement and other reports for the Development Management Local Plan, that was adopted in 2014.

Consultation and submission documents

See the consultation, submission, publication and examination documents for the Development Management Local Plan.