Planning is essential to London’s continued success. The Mayor's London Plan provides the economic, environmental, transport and social framework for development in London to 2031. The Mayor ensures local plans fit with the London Plan; works with boroughs and others to develop planning frameworks for major areas of brownfield land; and considers planning proposals of strategic importance that he can refuse or take over.

London view
The London Plan is the overall strategic plan for London, and it sets out a fully integrated economic, environmental, transport and social framework for the development of the capital to 2031. More
Barking and Riverside houses
The Mayor’s new draft Housing Strategy sets out his plans to increase the supply of housing in the capital and better meet the needs of Londoners. More
The ‘Final Recommendation’ and supporting documentation has now been submitted to the Secretary of State for approval. More
Shopping on Oxford Street
The Mayor has submitted a bid to exempt London’s key business districts from permitted development rights. More

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