London Borough of Croydon

For all planning enquiries, please complete the planning enquiry form.

The DTS is designed for the largest development proposals that are likely to raise a number of issues, including but not exclusive to the following development types:

  • Provision of 50 or more dwellings;
  • Development of tall buildings that exceed the London Mayoral referral threshold;
  • Provision of over 10,000 sq metres of commercial space;
  • Change of use of over 10,000 sq metres of floorspace;
  • Development of a site in excess of 2.5 hectares; and
  • Reserved matters pursuant to outline planning permissions relating to large scale major development

This is a comprehensive and personalised service including engaging with consultees at the pre-application stage and providing detailed written advice. We strongly advise that you contact us to discuss the process before carrying out significant design or feasibility work, to ensure that scheme evolution is informed by all relevant considerations.

For complex schemes which will involve a number of pre-application meetings, our preferred option is to enter into a PPA. You will be assigned a dedicated planning officer for the project and given the opportunity to discuss the scheme through a series of meetings. For more information visit the Planning performance agreements page.

The cost of this service, which is payable in stages, will vary depending on the scale and complexity of the development:.

  • Inception meetings: £4,500 (+VAT)
  • Subsequent meetings £2,000 (+VAT).
  • Planning committee presentations £3,000 (+VAT). 

Full guidance on these services is available below.


Development management technical support

Development and environment
020 8726 6800
Address Line:

6th Floor, Zone A/B

Bernard Wetherill House

8 Mint Walk




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