Two men on site consulting plansPlanning advice and guidance

Find out whether you need to apply for planning permission and about the application process.

People pointing at architectural plansOur pre-application service

Find out how you can take advantage of our expert advice before you make a planning application.

Aerial view of NewhamLocal Plan

The Local Plan is our guide to development in Newham until 2027. Find out more.

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If you think that someone is building without our permission, report it and we will investigate.

Newham Design Review Panel

Our panel of experts reviews proposals for large developments.

View planning applications and decisions

Use our online database to search and comment on current planning applications and search for planning decisions.