London Borough of Croydon

The Croydon Local Plan 2018, comprising the Strategic Policies and the Detailed Policies and Proposals, was adopted on 27 February 2018 by Croydon Council.

The Croydon Local Plan 2018 is available to download at the bottom of this page. To view the Policies Map please use the Interactive Policies Map, on which you can search by postcode or address, and find out which policies apply in a location.

All planning applications will be considered by the council against the Croydon Local Plan: 2018, as part of the borough's development plan. When thinking about a new proposal for development in the borough, the overall development plan should be considered. This comprises Croydon Local Plan 2018, the Mayor's London Plan and the South London Waste Plan.

The Croydon Local Plan 2018 brings together the Strategic Policies (including its partial review) and the Detailed Policies and Proposals into one planning document. It supersedes the Croydon Local Plan: Strategic Policies (2013) and replaces the Saved Policies of the Unitary Development Plan (2006). Subject to the Inspector’s recommended changes and some non-material amendments, the policies and supporting text remain as they were published when they were part of the Croydon Local Plan: Strategic Policies – Partial Review and the Croydon Local Plan: Detailed Policies and Proposals. Full details of how the two documents have been combined into the Croydon Local Plan 2018 and details of all modifications made to it can be found in the full Adoption Statement available to download below. The Inspector’s Report on the examination of the Croydon Local Plan is also available to download below. An accompanying sustainability appraisal report can be viewed on the sustainability appraisal webpage.


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