If planning permission is required you need to make sure what you want to do complies with our guidance on guidance on residential extensions and alterations. For more information on our policies as well as what types of developments the council is encouraging, check planning guidance and policies
- Barking Town Centre District Energy Scheme - Information for Developers and Carbon Factors (PDF, 867 KB)
- Design and access statements (PDF, 11.45 KB)
All planning applications for new housing, including flat conversions, should be accompanied by a completed Lifetime Homes checklist, showing how the proposal meets 16 design criteria.