Planning Committee

The Planning Committee consists of nine Members with one Member from each ward (St Mary’s ward can be represented by any Town Councillor who is either a District or County Council Member for the ward if so desired). Members of the public and non-committee Members are entitled to attend these meetings. 

Terms of reference:

  1. To respond to planning applications as a statutory consultee where they have not being delegated to the Town Clerk in liaison with the Ward Member(s).
  2. To consider and monitor Development Plans and Strategic Planning issues and proposals by statutory undertakings and to respond as a consultee to any consultation document relating to planning issues.
  3. To consider all planning aspects of development and matters of transportation within the town.
  4. To deal with such matters as may be referred to this committee by the Council.

The following councillors are members of the committee:

Cllr Alan Bacon
Cllr Noel Brown
Cllr Emily Culverhouse
Cllr Tony Franks
Cllr Peter Hudson
Cllr Jane MacBean
Cllr Roderick McCulloch
Cllr Nick Southworth
Cllr Diana Varley

All plans can be viewed on Chiltern District Council’s website:

Download the 2018 Planning Papers
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17 December 2018
Agenda and Reports (1.7 MB)
Minutes (to Follow)

19 November 2018
Agenda and Reports (PDF, 252KB)
Minutes (PDF, 61KB)

29 October 2018
Agenda and Reports (PDF, 339 KB)
Minutes (PDF, 69KB)

1 October 2018
Agenda and Reports (PDF, 300 KB)
Minutes (PDF, 87 KB)

3 September 2018
Agenda and Reports (PDF, 231 KB)
Minutes ( PDF, 33 KB)

6 August 2018
Agenda and Reports
(PDF, 333 KB)
Minutes (PDF, 83 KB)

9 July 2018
Agenda and Reports
(PDF, 198 KB)
Minutes(PDF, 11 KB)

11 June 2018
Agenda and Reports
(PDF, 1 MB)
Minutes (PDF, 34 KB)

14 May 2018
Agenda and Reports
(PDF, 375 KB)
Minutes (PDF, 65 KB)

16 April 2018
Agenda and Reports
(PDF, 242 KB)
Minutes (PDF, 82 KB)

19 March 2018
Agenda and Reports (PDF, 1.1 MB)
Minutes (PDF, 345 KB)

26 February 2018
Agenda and Reports (PDF, 1 MB)
Minutes (PDF, 47 KB)

5 February 2018
Agenda and Reports  (PDF, 656 KB)
Minutes (PDF, 67 KB)

15 January 2018
Agenda and Reports (PDF, 460 KB)
Minutes (PDF, 67 KB)



Download the 2017 Planning Papers

The Planning Committee supersedes the Development Control Committee, which was abolished in May 2017. You can view an archive of Development Control papers