As of Monday 2 March 2015 the planning information office will be temporarily re-located to Lewisham Town Hall, Civic Suite, Room 8 (opposite Laurence House). Opening times will remain as 9am–1pm. If you would like to view a planning file then you will need to ring to make an appointment on 020 8314 7400, or email   

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

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.


Service changes due to UK Parliamentary election

The counts for the parliamentary elections for Lewisham East, Lewisham Deptford and Lewisham West constituencies are being held in Laurence House on the night of Thursday 7 May and into Friday 8 May.

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