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Speeding up the planning process - for people building smaller home extensions, how to apply for an LDO instead.

Planning policy - for information about the Vale of Aylesbury Plan and key developments in the vale.

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

Planning and building control applications - for information about when planning permission and/or building control consent is needed and how to apply.

To view current planning applications and property history - includes information about what we publish and how you can see it.

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

Planning News

Planning inspector suggests Vale of Aylesbury Plan is withdrawn

Householder Extensions Local Development Order (LDO)

Hampden Fields, Fleet Marston and Weedon Hill's Public Inquiry

Vale of Aylesbury Plan strategy submitted to government

New legislation covering permitted development rights

Check that your planning applications is valid before you submit it

2014 Design Awards

Latest updates

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The speedier way to get approval to your home extension


Consider if your proposals may fit a Householder Extensions LDO before you submit a planning application. Alternatively, you may wish to contact us to find out whether your plans are likely to be acceptable by using our advice service.


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Aylesbury Vale District Council has adopted an enforcement charter which tells you about our service standards that apply when we are investigating or dealing with suspected breaches of planning controls.