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Planning guidance

Before you start

Planning applications

Submit an application and search / comment on an application.

Planning performance agreements

To ensure that the schemes are of the highest quality and deliver the best planning outcomes for Hackney, we can work with you from project inception, to planning decisions being determined and all associated conditions discharged. This partnership working takes the form of the applicant and the Council entering into a planning performance agreement (PPA).

Fees, forms, guidance notes and checklists

Planning privacy notice

Planning fees

Use this form to pay for your planning application, pre-application enquiry, planning register request or appeal application fee:

Make a planning payment

Forms and guidance notes

Forms are not required if you submit online through the planning portal.

Alternatively, you can download the necessary forms and guidance notes from the planning portal.

Validation checklists

General guidance notes


External publications/links

Page updated on: 20 January 2020

Planning Duty Desk


Hackney Service Centre
1 Hillman St
E8 1DY


Opening times

  • In person: Mon-Fri, 10am - 12 noon, 2pm - 4pm Phone: Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm