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Local Development Framework

Planning documents that collectively deliver our planning strategy and policies.

Advice and Information

Improve your local area through neighbourhood community infrastructure levy (NCIL) funding

Find out how to develop your local area using the NCIL community funding programme.

Core strategy

See the core strategy document for the Local Development Framework.

Site allocations

See the site allocations local plan, that identifies, designates and safeguards land for a particular use.

Development policies

Additional planning policies, for issues that are not covered by the core strategy and London plan.

LDF newsletters

Read past newsletters on the policy planning, preparation and implementation of the Local Development Framework.

Policies map

A map showing area-based planning policies.

Catford town centre local plan

Information about the withdrawn Catford town centre local plan.

Lewisham town centre local plan

See the Lewisham town centre local plan, which was adopted in 2014.

Supplementary planning documents

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

Evidence base

See the documents that justify the strategy and approach of the Local Development Framework.

Statement of community involvement

This statement sets out how and when we consulted the community on the Local Development Framework.

Local development scheme

Information about how and when we implemented the Lewisham Local Plan.

Authority monitoring report

See reports that show if we are meeting objectives and key dates published for the production of Local Development Framework documents.

Community infrastructure levy

Find out about the community infrastructure levy.

Neighbourhood plans

Find out about plans led by the community, as opposed to us or the Government.

Gypsy and Traveller sites Local Plan (GTSLP)

We are currently preparing a single-issue Local Plan with the aim of allocating a site to meet the local accommodation needs of Gypsy and Traveller communities within the borough.