The Waltham Forest Local Plan is the planning policy framework we use to consider planning applications.
Housing Delivery Test Action Plan
The Government wants local authorities to build more new housing. See how we measure up.
Community Infrastructure Levy
The CIL is a charge on new developments in the area. It helps fund Crossrail and other local projects. Find out more.
Supplementary Planning Documents
Find out more about the policies and proposals of the local plan in our supplementary planning documents (SPDs).
Blackhorse Lane masterplan
Read about our plans to protect the Blackhorse Lane strategic industrial location, as part of our Covid-19 Recovery Plan.
Area action plans
Further information on the development plans we are preparing in local areas.
Neighbourhood plans give communities more of a say about their local area. Find out more.
Local Plan Consultations
Public participation is vital to good planning. Take part in our planning policy consultations and have your say.
Find out how we use planning obligations in the planning application process in Waltham Forest.
Infrastructure Delivery Plan
The Infrastructure Delivery Plan (IDP) is an essential document supporting the Borough’s New Local Plan
The Core Strategy is the key compulsory local development document as set out in planning law. Find out more.
Protecting Epping Forest
Find out what we are doing to protect and enhance Epping Forest.