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Planning Committee Meetings

28th November 2016
19th December 2016
16th January 2017
30th January 2017
20th February 2017
20th March 2017
10th April 2017
24th April 2017
15th May 2017
5th June 2017
3rd July 2017
24th July 2017
21st August 2017
11th September 2017
9th October 2017
30th October 2017
27th November 2017
18th December 2017

Chaired by Councillor Mark Cole JP

This committee has four key roles:

It reviews every planning application, considers tree applications, takes part in various district and regional consultations where they may impact on Buckingham (such as housing, transport, leisure and economic development) and most recently, leads the production of the Buckingham Neighbourhood Development Plan.

The Town Council is a statutory consultee, and reviews all planning applications advising AVDC should they not meet local requirements and aspirations. However, it should be noted that Aylesbury Vale District Council makes the final decision on all planning applications, and does not always agree with the Town Council’s comments. If you write to the District Council to support or object to an application, it would be helpful if you also provided a copy of the letter to the Town Council.

The Planning Committee is the lead body producing the Buckingham Neighbourhood Development Plan as a Frontrunner authority. The Neighbourhood Plan is the successor of the 2008-09 ‘Buckingham Plan’ that the committee also produced. For details of both plans, see our Community Plans page.

Planning Committee Terms of Reference

Map outlining Buckingham’s Conservation Area

Helpful planning websites

AVDC Planning for advice and information

AVDC Planning Applications

Planning Portal: Government advice on planning

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