Planning and building control

Search for and comment on planning applications, find out what permissions you need, make a planning application and see all our planning policies and guidance
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Planning application portal
We are aware of a problem with the Council’s planning application portal and that some customers can not access and open planning application documents using their mobile phone. If you need to access any planning application documents, we recommend viewing them on a computer or by switching your mobile or tablet browser to ‘view desktop site’. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Information and advice


Search for and comment on applications, make a planning application and how to appeal

Building Control

Make a building control application and find out if your project needs to meet building regulations

Planning policies and guidance

The framework under which decisions on planning applications are made

Local land charges

Access information held by the council about properties and land

Heritage and conservation

Planning information for homes and properties that are listed or in conservation areas

Street naming and numbering

Information on how to apply to give a name or number to a new building or street

Planning enforcement

How to report a breach of planning control, how we deal with it and check if permission has been granted

Trees, gardens and landscaping

Information on Tree Preservation Orders, protected trees in conservation areas, issues with gardens, trees and hedges on private land

Design and placemaking

Information on our commitment to achieving high quality design, and healthy and inclusive places in Brent