This document is our complete new Local Plan. The individual chapters can also be viewed separately by visiting the New Local Plan page.

The Local Plan sets out the council's statutory planning policy framework for the borough. This plan sets out the level of growth which needs to be planned for in Merton and identifies where that growth should be located and how it should be delivered. The policies set out in the plan will be used to determine planning applications in the borough.

Local Plan Publication Stage 3 – 22 July to 6 September 2021

Local Plan Publication Stage 2a – 30 November 2020 to 1 February 2021

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