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Supplementary planning documents

See guidance documents on the implementation of policies and proposals in the Local Development Framework.
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

A21 Development Framework

A Development Framework for the A21 corridor.

New Cross Gate SPD

Read about the emerging New Cross Gate Supplementary Planning Document (SPD).

Small sites SPD

The Small Sites Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) adopted in October 2021 gives detailed design guidance on small sites development within the borough.

Surrey Canal Triangle SPD

We are preparing a Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for the area known as the Surrey Canal Triangle.

Alterations and extensions SPD

Read the alterations and extensions SPD.

Shopfront design guide SPD

Read the shopfront design guide SPD.

Planning obligations SPD

Read the planning obligations SPD.

Bromley Road, Southend Village SPD

Read the SPD for Bromley Road, Southend Village.

Deptford Creekside SPD

Read the SPD for Deptford Creekside.

River corridors improvement plan SPD

Read the SPD for the river corridors.