National Planning Policy Framework, February 2019
The NPPF sets out government’s planning policies for England and how these are expected to be applied.

Planning for the Future White Paper, August 2020
This White Paper contains a package of proposals for reform of the planning system in England and seeks views on the specific proposals and the wider package of reforms presented by 29 November 2020.

The London Plan, March 2016
The current overall strategic plan for London, setting out an integrated economic, environmental, transport and social framework for the development of London over the next 20-25 years.

The New London Plan (intend to publish version), December 2019
The final version of the revised London Plan submitted to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and local Government who has written to the Mayor requiring modifications.

Ealing’s Local Plans
A series of documents setting out how the borough will develop up to 2026. Those relating to development were last updated in 2013 but the work schedule for the new Local Plan has now been published. For more explanation of the role and scope of the Local Plans see our guide: An Introduction to Planning.