Applications search Search for strategic planning applications that have been referred to the Mayor. Mayoral planning powers The Mayor has powers on strategic development proposals - find out more here. Public hearings Details of public hearings on planning applications that the Mayor has taken over, including past and future hearings Pre-app service Our pre-planning application service speeds up the planning process. Find out how it works – and how you could benefit. Direction to refuse The Mayor has the power to refuse applications that are referred to him Current applications Find out what planning applications are with the Mayor right now Related content New London Plan Find out more about the new draft London Plan The current London Plan Read the current London Plan in its entirety. Planning guidance (SPGs) The Mayor produces supplementary planning guidance to provide further detail on particular policies in the London Plan. Opportunity Areas Opportunity Areas (OAs) are key to planning development and can offer new homes and jobs. Find all of the OAs here.