Lewisham Council - Planning


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

Please note: the planning information office is now located in Room 8 on the first floor of the Civic Suite, Catford Road, SE6 4RU. Opening times are 9am–1pm, Monday–Friday. If you would like to view a planning file please make an appointment by email at planning@lewisham.gov.uk or on 020 8314 7400.

Common questions

Get answers to frequently asked questions about applying for planning permission and commenting on planning applications.

Planning policy

Planning policy aims to ensure that development and changes in land use occur in suitable locations, are sustainable and provide protection from inappropriate development.


Planning Service
Third Floor
Laurence House
1 Catford Road
Se6 4ru
020 8314 7400; 9am–1pm and 2–5pm, Monday–Friday.


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