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 Qaser Chaudhry
Cllr Tony Franks
Cllr Jane MacBean
Cllr Joseph Baum
Cllr Roderick McCulloch
Cllr Nick Southworth
Cllr Diana Varley

All plans can be viewed on Buckinghamshire Council’s website:

Download the 2020 Planning Papers
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The meeting on 14th September will be held online via Teams at 6.30pm. Any interested members of the public are welcome to attend using the below link:

14th September 2020
Agenda and Reports (PDF 1202 KB)
Minutes (PDF 600 KB)


Agenda and Reports (PDF 5 MB)
Minutes (PDF 958KB)
17th August 2020



20th July 2020
Agenda and Reports (PDF 2.5 MB)
Minutes (PDF 965 KB)

22nd June 2020
Reports (PDF 2 MB)
Minutes (PDF 975 KB)

26th May 2020
Agenda and Reports (PDF 447 KB)
Minutes (PDF 216KB)

23rd March 2020
Agenda and Reports (PDF 474 KB)
This meeting was cancelled

3rd February 2020
Agenda and Reports (PDF 375 KB)
Minutes (PDF 141 KB)

6nd January 2020
Agenda and Reports (PDF 3 MB)
Minutes (PDF 144 KB)

Download the 2019 Planning Papers
Download the 2018 Planning Papers
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



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