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Planning, building and environmental regulations

Search for and comment on applications, make a planning application and see all the planning policies.

Planning applications

When to apply for planning permission and how to make an application.

Building control

Make a building control application and find out more about building regulations.

Find, appeal or comment on a planning application

We welcome your comments on applications for planning permission.

Planning policy

Find out how the City Plan, neighbourhood planning and other planning policy and guidance

Planning enforcement

Information on planning enforcement, reporting a breach of planning control and short-term letting.

Environment, conservation and pollution

Learn about the council's environmental policies and our Greener City Action Plan.

Planning obligations (Section 106)

Read what legal requirements we follow to allow planning permission to be granted for development proposals.

Planning privacy notice

Find out more about the types of information collected by our planning services, how it is stored, displayed, used and retained.

Coronavirus advice - planning and building control

See how our planning and building control services are still operating but with some temporary measures are in place.

Holocaust Memorial inquiry information

The Called-In Planning Application Decision at Victoria Tower Gardens Millbank was published on 29 July 2021.

Planning applications and decisions lists

View this month's planning applications for building work projects, or search for older planning applications online.

Street naming and numbering

When a building project creates a new thoroughfare or building, the developer has to apply to us to give a names.

Noise pollution

Find out how to report a noise complaint and more about the noise issues we can investigate.

Design and heritage in planning

Find out about Westminster's listed buildings, conservation areas and audits, historic parks and world heritage sites.

Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)

Find out about our CIL charges on developments and how to pay it.

Street lighting

Information about our lighting strategy, guidance design, LED upgrades, annual replacement programme and faults.

Request archived planning records

You can access historic planning records from the council by completing a short form. Once the records have been found, you will be contacted.

Environmental permitting

Find out which industrial activities require an environmental permit before operation.

Neighbourhood Community Infrastructure Fund

These pages explain the Neighbourhood CIL, what it can be spent on, and how you can access funds for your projects.

Freight, servicing and deliveries

Find out about the council's freight, servicing and delivery strategy action plan