Find out all you need to know about planning including: planning information, applying for planning permission, fees, conservation areas and planning policy. 

The planning information office is located on the ground floor of Laurence House inside Catford Library. Opening times are 9am–1pm.

If you would like to view a planning file please make an appointment by email at or on 020 8314 7400.   

Do I need permission?

Use the Planning Portal's interactive guide to work out what permission you might need.​

Planning policy

​Planning policy aims to ensure that development and changes in land use occur in suitable locations.

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