The Planning Committee monitors the Mayor's
strategic planning functions and his planning
decisions. The Greater London Authority
Act 1999 places responsibility for strategic planning in London on
the Mayor, who is required to produce a Spatial Development
Strategy for London (the London Plan); the Mayor is also required
to keep it under review. It is the
strategic plan setting out an integrated social, economic and
environmental framework for the future development of London,
looking forward 15–20 years and provides the London-wide
context within which individual boroughs must set their local
The Planning Committee monitors and comments on the
revision of the Plan, the Mayor's detailed planning guidance and
his decisions on strategic planning applications.
You can find out more about the Committee's current
work in the
investigations section or view the
reports it has published.
Agendas, minutes and other papers for meetings of
this committee may be accessed from the website
here. To be added to the distribution list for agendas
and minutes, please use the contact information below.
The Planning Committee’s terms of reference
are agreed by the London Assembly and can be viewed