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Planning policy

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

Westminster's planning policies

A summary of the several key policies and documents that planning applications in Westminster are determined by.

City Plan 2019 - 2040: previous stages

You can see all documents related to the preparation and Examination of the City Plan 2019-2040.

Planning guidance to support policies

These guides contain generic, topic, and site-specific guidance to further explain how our planning policies will be applied.

About neighbourhood planning

Find out how neighbourhood planning works in Westminster.

Neighbourhood areas

Find out about our designated Neighbourhood Areas.

Neighbourhood forums

Find out about how to apply to be a Neighbourhood Forum and our designated Forums.

Knightsbridge Neighbourhood Plan

More information on Knightsbridge Neighbourhood Plan and planning applications within the Knightsbridge neighbourhood area.

Mayfair Neighbourhood Plan

More information on Mayfair Neighbourhood Plan and planning applications within the Mayfair neighbourhood area.

Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Plan

More information on Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Plan and planning applications within the Fitzrovia West neighbourhood area.

Soho Neighbourhood Plan

More information on Soho Neighbourhood Plan and planning applications within the Soho neighbourhood area.

Queen's Park Neighbourhood Plan

More information on Queen's Park Neighbourhood Plan and planning applications within the Queen's Park neighbourhood area.

Custom and self-build register

Register with us to help us assess the demand for this type of housing.

Brownfield register

Potential developers can view the register and a map, to show which areas are available for development.

Emerging policies and consultations

Find out about our forthcoming work, how we engage and the council's responses to consultations