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Extending your home  – for people planning rear and side home extensions, cut the wait for consent to under two weeks with the Householder Extensions LDO.

Conservation areas and Listed Buildings - for information about conservation areas and historic or listed buildings advice.

Enforcement and planning appeals - for reporting breaches in planning law and making or viewing appeals.

Planning policy - information about key developments in the vale, neighbourhood planning  and progress of the Vale of Aylesbury Local Plan.

Planning and building control services - for information on our planning and building control services, what service to apply for and how to apply.

View current planning applications and property history - including information about what we publish and how to view it.

Planning news

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Latest updates

Planning permission may be required for what is termed a 'material change of use' of buildings or land eg to convert a pub into a house. Building 'use' classes are described using a letter/number combination, eg A2, B2. No application is require...


Information about what permission may be needed before demolishing a building and application forms


This page explains what permission may be required for ground source heat pumps/water source heat pumps, biomass or combined heat and power and small hydro electric systems