There are a number of procedural documents the Council produces that relate to its planning documents.
What can be built, where, and how buildings are used has to meet the long term public interest.
The statutory Development Plan for the London Borough of Bexley comprises:
- The London Plan, The Mayor of London's Spatial Development Strategy for Greater London
- Bexley's Unitary Development Plan (UDP)
- Local development documents (LDDs) forming the Local Development Framework (LDF)
The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a levy that local authorities can choose to charge on new development in their area.
On 27 March 2012 the coalition government introduced the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).
To organise an economic, environmental, transport and social framework for the development of the capital to 2031.
Please read the below information before accessing the Unitary Development Plan or its associated Proposals Map.
The new planning system changes the focus to spatial planning.
The London Borough of Bexley formally adopted its Core Strategy on 22nd February 2012.
The Localism Act came into force 6th April 2012. It introduced new rights which shift power from central government back into the hands of individuals, communities and councils.
A detailed policies and sites local plan is being prepared.
- LDF team Full details for LDF team