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 Emily Culverhouse
Cllr Alan Bacon
Cllr Noel Brown
Cllr Tony Franks
Cllr Peter Hudson
Councillor Derek Lacey
Councillor Jane MacBean
Councillor Roderick McCulloch
Councillor Diana Varley

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

Download the 2017 Planning Papers

6 November 2017

Agenda and Reports (PDF, 206 KB)
Minutes (PDF, 35KB)


16 October 2017

Agenda and Reports (PDF, 4MB)
Minutes (PDF, 35 KB)


25 September 2017

Agenda & Reports (PDF, 483 KB)

Minutes (PDF, 30KB)


4 September 2017

Agenda & Reports ( PDF,680 KB)

Minutes (PDF, 75 KB)

14 August 2017

Agenda & Reports (PDF, 300 KB)
Minutes ( PDF, 61KB)


24 July 2017

Agenda & Reports (PDF,279 KB)
Minutes (PDF, 66KB)


26 June 2017

Agenda & Reports (PDF, 366KB)

Minutes (PDF, 36KB)

12 June 2017

Agenda & Reports (PDF,264 KB)
Minutes (PDF,33KB)

22 May 2017
Agenda and Reports (PDF, 191 KB)
Minutes and Comments (PDF, 28 KB))

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