Planning Policy


Our planning policy documents set the context for development in the area, governing the decisions made on planning applications and what types of development are suitable for each area.

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Buckinghamshire Council

On 1 April 2020 Buckinghamshire Council was created and became the local planning authority for the area previously covered by four local planning authorities, namely Aylesbury Vale District Council, Chiltern District Council, South Bucks District Council and Wycombe District Council, as well as Buckinghamshire County Council who was responsible for Minerals and Waste Planning.

The statement which sets out how the five year housing land requirement will be assessed for the new local planning authority can be viewed at Icon for pdf Buckinghamshire Five Year Housing Land Supply Position Statement [717.67KB]. This information can also be found in the Chiltern and South Bucks Local Plan 2036.

For Planning Policy queries please contact the Planning Policy Team:

Telephone: 01494 586678