French Planning System

Welcome to our comprehensive Guide to the French Planning System.

In the guide we review the national and local plan framework in France, together with detailed information on seeking planning permission.

We provide information on the planning appeals procedure, the planning notices required, and the taxes that are payable.

  1. Introduction
  2. National Planning Framework
  3. Local Plans
  4. Planning Advice Certificates
  5. Do I Need Planning Permission?
  6. Making a Planning Application
  7. Planning Appeals
  8. Works Declaration
  9. Demolition Permit
  10. Starting on Site
  11. Completion Notice
  12. Planning Taxes in France

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