Making a planning application

Planning and building control

Alert

Planning are installing new software to significantly improve the service we provide for both our residents and customers.

This means that for around 3 weeks from mid November until early December planning applications received will be processed manually, although we will still carry out consultations and issue decision notices.

From early December we will be adding the backlog of applications and transferring historical data on to the new computer system with the aim of the new system being fully operational by the end of the year.

We ask you to have patience with us during this period when we will be processing applications as quickly as we can.

If you have any questions please contact your named planning officer or Wfdirect@walthamforest.gov.uk

Apply for planning permission here. Pay the application fee here. 
Check if you need planning permission.
A step-by-step guide to what happens when you make a planning application.
What happens if you'd like someone to apply on your behalf.
Local authority designations removing permitted development rights.
Find out the planning rules that apply to listed buildings and conservation areas
Get expert advice before you apply for planning permission. 
How we decide on a planning application. 
When we grant planning permission, we may attach conditions
How to join the housebuilding register today. 
You must include all the necessary information with your planning application.