Adoption of revised local area requirements

We adopted revised local area requirements in July 2018 and are currently in the process of updating this guidance page.

Please check the list of Local Area Requirements July 2018 for the most up to date information before submitting your application.

Where your proposed development includes student accommodation a student management plan is required.  

The information below provides further details about when a student management plan is required, what information this document should include, how to submit it to us and where further information can be found.

When is a student management plan required?

A student management plan is required for all planning application involving student accommodation.

What information should be included when submitting applications involving student accommodation?

The student management plan should include details of safety and crime prevention and a ‘Code of Conduct’. This shall include details on;

  • health and safety standards and procedures;
  • maintenance and repairs;
  • environmental quality;
  • landlord and tenant relationship;
  • student welfare;
  • anti-social behaviour and disciplinary procedures;
  • administration, accreditation and compliance procedures.
  • secured by design principles as outlined in Camden Planning Guidance
  • student tenancy agreement

How do I submit an application for a proposed development that includes student accommodation?

If you apply for planning permission online using the Planning Portal, you will be given the opportunity to upload your contaminated land assessment after you have completed the relevant application forms. Before uploading any files, please read our guidance notes for submitting electronic files with planning applications.

Guidance notes for submitting electronic files with planning applications (PDF).

If you choose to submit a paper-based application instead, you will need to provide four copies of your contaminated land assessment along with four copies of the relevant application forms.

Where can I find out further information?