Find information about planning policy, neighbourhood planning and strategy documents.

Planning policy

Find information about planning policy, neighbourhood planning and strategy documents.

Do I need planning permission?

Get information about planning permission, if you wish to construct, alter or change the use of a building.

Planning and Building Control application search

Search for and comment on applications from planning, building control and enforcement within Sutton. 

Pre-Application planning advice

Find more information before you apply for planning permission.

The Local Plan

The Sutton Local Plan sets out the planning strategy and policies for the borough until 2031.

About planning

Read about the planning application process, and what happens at each stage.

Article 4 Directions

Download an overview of the three Article 4 directions in place.

Report breaches of planning and building control

If you believe a development has breached a planning control you can contact us.

Tree protection

Get information on the Tree Preservation Order and how to apply for tree works.

Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)

The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a charge collected from new developments to fund facilities.

Evidence Base by Topic

A comprehensive local list of the key social, economic and environmental characteristics of the borough.

Neighbourhood Planning

Find out how Sutton communities come together to create a forum.