Closed activities

  • Aylesbury Vale Parks and Open Spaces - Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) consultation

    This survey is about the existing Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) that applies to a number of parks and open spaces in the Aylesbury Vale area. The order is due to expire in October 2020 and we would like to know what you think about extending it beyond that date. PSPOs provide us with legal powers to deal with a particular nuisance or problem in a defined area. It will relate to a problem that negatively affects the quality of life for the... More
    Closed 21 September 2020
  • Buckingham Town Centre Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) consultation

    This survey is about the existing Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) in Buckingham Town Centre. The order is due to expire in October 2020 and we would like to know what you think about extending it beyond that date. PSPOs provide us with legal powers to deal with a particular nuisance or problem in a defined area. It will relate to a problem that negatively affects the quality of life for the local community. The order imposes conditions on the... More
    Closed 21 September 2020
  • Haddenham Active Travel Plan - Pop-up Cycleway TTRO

    We are proposing to temporarily introduce "no waiting at any time" restrictions (double yellow lines) for a period of 18 months on parts of Thame Road, Tacks Lane and Bank Road in Haddenham. The proposals aim to ensure cycle routes are kept visibily clear of parked vehicles, and ensure safety for pedestrians and other traffic using the road. A copy of the Order and Plans showing the lengths of road affected, together with a copy of the Council’s Statement of Reasons for... More
    Closed 22 September 2020
  • Taxi Licensing in Buckinghamshire - Public survey

    We are responsible for licensing the drivers and operators of private hire vehicles (minicabs) and the drivers of hackney carriage vehicles (taxis) within Buckinghamshire, excluding Milton Keynes. The main purpose of licensing is to ensure that the travelling public is provided with a safe and accessible means of transport. We are developing a new taxi licensing policy to promote the highest possible standards to secure public safety. This supports... More
    Closed 27 September 2020
  • England's Economic Heartland's Transport Strategy, Integrated Sustainability Appraisal and Statutory Status Consultation

    England’s Economic Heartland is a partnership of local transport authorities and local enterprise partnerships, spanning from Swindon and Oxfordshire in the west to Cambridgeshire in the east, and Northamptonshire down to Hertfordshire. It is the region’s Sub-national Transport Body and has produced a Draft Transport Strategy to enable the region's transport system to support sustainable economic recovery and growth, while reaching net zero carbon emissions no later than... More
    Closed 6 October 2020
  • Chearsley Road, Long Crendon - Traffic Calming consultation

    Together with Long Crendon Parish Council, we are proposing traffic-calming measures on Chearsley Road. The purpose of these traffic-calming measures is to improve road safety for motorists, pedestrian and cyclists. The company building the new Pinner Way housing development will fund these works, which include: a pedestrian crossing point a raised speed table outside no. 16 Chearsley Road, which is located next to... More
    Closed 7 October 2020
  • Climate Change and Air Quality - Organisations' survey

    We are committed to tackling climate change and improving air quality in Buckinghamshire. We recently passed a motion stating that we will "produce proposals to work alongside national Government with the objective to achieve net carbon zero for Buckinghamshire as a whole by 2050". Our next step is to create a Climate Change and Air Quality Strategy for Buckinghamshire. In this survey, we would like to understand your views and experiences about addressing climate change... More
    Closed 9 October 2020
  • Climate Change and Air Quality - Residents' Survey

    We are committed to tackling climate change and improving air quality in Buckinghamshire. We recently passed a motion stating that we will "produce proposals to work alongside national Government with the objective to achieve net carbon zero for Buckinghamshire as a whole by 2050". Our next step is to create a Climate Change and Air Quality Strategy for Buckinghamshire. In this survey, we would like to understand your views and experiences... More
    Closed 9 October 2020
  • Aylesbury Car Park Orders consultation

    We are consulting on changes to Parking Orders for Walton Street and Upper Hundreds car parks in Aylesbury town centre. Please see the documents below for more information. More
    Closed 11 October 2020
  • Beaconsfield A355 Laybys - Vehicle Access consultation

    We propose to put in place the legal order that prevents motor vehicle access to two laybys located off the A355, north of Beaconsfield. This measure is being proposed due to the numerous incidents of hazardous waste materials being dumped at these locations, including asbestos waste. These proposals are being put forward in order to stop the dumping of hazardous waste and ensure the safety of the general public. Plan showing A355 laybys opposite Oldfields Farm and... More
    Closed 30 October 2020
  • Stocklake and Broughton Lane, Bierton - Vehicle Access consultation

    We propose to put in place the legal order that prevents motor vehicle access to sections of Stocklake and Broughton Lane in Bierton. Following the building of new homes in that area, these sections of road have already been closed to motor vehicles. We now need to formalise that new highways layout. A plan of the road layout can be seen below, and shows that we are referring to the end sections of these two roads, near to the new homes. ... More
    Closed 30 October 2020
  • Council Budget 2021 to 2022 consultation

    Each year the council must prepare a budget and as part of the process seeks the views of residents and businesses regarding priority areas for the year ahead. This year has been exceptional. We have incurred significant additional costs and seen income in many areas reduced in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. We have lost income in a range of areas, including parking revenue, planning applications, council tax and business rates and rental from property we own. ... More
    Closed 8 November 2020
  • Home to School Transport Policy and Post-16 Transport Statement 2021 to 2022 Consultation

    We are currently reviewing our Home to School Transport Policy and associated Post-16 Transport Policy Statement. As part of the review we are considering changes to the Policy and Statement. We plan to publish any changes we make as a result of this consultation in April 2021, for the academic year 2021 to 2022. The new Policy and associated Statement will apply to all pupils and students, including those with existing transport arrangements. We have looked at feedback... More
    Closed 7 December 2020
  • Countywide Traffic Regulation Orders consultation

    In this statutory consultation we invite you to comment on 4 ‘consolidated’ traffic regulation orders (TROs). These replace numerous previous orders held under ex-district council names. For further information please view the consolidation orders that relate to this consultation. Please note that these are large documents and download times will vary depending on your network connection and device. on-street parking traffic movement speed limits ... More
    Closed 10 December 2020
  • Stewkley Neighbourhood Plan Submission consultation

    In December 2015 Stewkley Parish Council began the process of creating a Neighbourhood Development Plan (also known as a Neighbourhood Plan). In the spring of 2016, Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) carried out a public consultation to define the ‘Stewkley Neighbourhood Area’ for the Plan. The area covers the whole of Stewkley Parish Council area and this was approved by AVDC on 4 May 2016. The Parish Council have now completed a period of... More
    Closed 20 December 2020
  • Calvert Green Neighbourhood Area consultation

    Calvert Green Parish Council are planning to create a Neighbourhood Development Plan (also known as a Neighbourhood Plan) for their local area. A Neighbourhood Plan is a document which sets planning policies at a local level and so, it’s important that the local community is involved in each stage of the Plan’s creation. The first step of this process is to define the ‘Neighbourhood Area’ that the Plan will cover and apply to the... More
    Closed 20 December 2020
  • Taxi Licensing Policy consultation

    We would like to hear your thoughts on our draft Taxi Licensing Policy. The Policy sets out how we propose to regulate taxis (hackney carriage vehicles) and minicabs (private hire vehicles) across Buckinghamshire (excluding Milton Keynes). As the local authority, we are responsible for licensing hackney carriage drivers and the operators and drivers of private hire vehicles. We recognise that most people use the word ‘taxi’ to describe both types of vehicle, so we will... More
    Closed 4 January 2021
  • Denham Neighbourhood Plan submission consultation

    In March 2017 Denham Parish Council began the process of creating a Neighbourhood Development Plan (also known as a Neighbourhood Plan). In September 2017 the former South Bucks District Council designated the Denham Neighbourhood Area, which covers the whole of Denham Parish Council area. The Parish Council completed a period of local community engagement on their Plan during June and July 2020 and have submitted the final version... More
    Closed 31 January 2021
  • Vale of Aylesbury Local Plan further main modifications consultation

    Following the Main Modifications consultation in late 2019, the Vale of Aylesbury Local Plan (VALP) has reached the next stage in the process. We made modifications in response to the previous consultation, some of which were determined ‘Further Main Modifications’ by the Inspector. These therefore require a further consultation. About the Further Main Modifications The Further Main Modifications largely deal with minor errors in the plan, and updates to... More
    Closed 9 February 2021
  • Buckinghamshire Design Awards - People's Choice Award 2020

    The People’s Choice Award: Celebrating outstanding design in Buckinghamshire The Buckinghamshire Design Awards aims to showcase good quality design across the county and set expectations for the council’s Planning & Environment Service. This year, Buckinghamshire Council officers nominated 30 recently completed development projects which they felt demonstrated significant contribution to the local environment. Schemes could be individual buildings through to... More
    Closed 12 February 2021
  • A41 Bicester Road Aylesbury highway improvements consultation

    The A41 Bicester Road is an important transport route linking Aylesbury town centre with Aylesbury Vale Parkway rail station. The high volume of traffic using this route daily causes regular traffic congestion, particularly at peak travel times. To help address the congestion and improve traffic flow, we are proposing some highway improvements along the route between the railway station and Gatehouse roundabout. In this consultation we would like to... More
    Closed 15 February 2021
  • Hollands Farm Development, Bourne End consultation

    We invite you to take part in our public consultation about the Hollands Farm development site in Bourne End. This consultation focuses on contents of the Hollands Farm Development Brief (the Brief), which sets out the guiding principles of how this residential development site should be designed and delivered. Update 9 February 2021 We regret that Catesby Estates plc has recently sent correspondence to some residents about their proposed pre-application consultation for... More
    Closed 17 February 2021
  • Marlow Road (B482), Stokenchurch traffic-calming consultation

    In collaboration with Stokenchurch Parish Council , we are proposing to install a road-hump (raised table) at the existing zebra crossing n ear Hart Moor Close on the B482 Marlow Road in Stokenchurch. The purpose of this traffic-calming measure is to improve road safety by reducing vehicle speeds . Diagram This scheme diagram shows where we propose to install the road-hump. Take part in the consultation To comment on the proposal, please do... More
    Closed 19 February 2021
  • Chiltern area car parks Public Spaces Protection Order consultation

    This consultation is about the existing Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) that applies to 21 council-controlled car parks in the Chiltern area. The order has been in place since 2018 and is due to expire at the end of April 2021. We would like to know what you think about extending it beyond that date. Background The Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 introduced PSPOs, along with other powers, to address... More
    Closed 21 February 2021
  • Designing Kingsbury and Market Square, Aylesbury

    We have committed to a £4.5 million investment to improve Kingsbury and Market Square in Aylesbury. This investment is in line with principles set out in the Aylesbury Garden Town Masterplan . Where are we up to? In stage 1 of the project we carried out a public survey and in stage 2 we talked with local businesses and landlords about the investment plans. Since then we've been busy developing design proposals for both public spaces. In this third stage, we want to... More
    Closed 24 February 2021
  • South East Aylesbury Link Road (SEALR) Phase 2

    Following on from South East Aylesbury Link Road (SEALR) Phase 1, we are putting forward a proposal for SEALR Phase 2. This second phase involves the creation of approximately 450 metres of dual carriageway and a new roundabout. It will connect the future Lower Road roundabout (part of SEALR Phase 1) westwards where the new roundabout will then connect to future road links such as the Stoke Mandeville Relief Road and the South West Aylesbury Link Road (SWALR). SEALR... More
    Closed 26 February 2021
  • Help shape the Local Nature Recovery Strategy for Buckinghamshire

    Nature in Buckinghamshire needs your help. The Local Nature Recovery Strategy is your opportunity to help us plan a better Buckinghamshire for wildlife and people. We invite you to take part in our public survey. Nature is under threat everywhere, and it is easy to imagine that we are powerless to prevent wildlife decline, but this strategy is one way of making a real difference. The strategy will be influenced by a wide range of people and organisations, from farmers and... More
    Closed 26 February 2021
  • Comment on our draft Vehicle Removal Policy

    We aim to undertake a fair and transparent approach to the removal of vehicles. This proposed council policy sets out in which circumstances we will remove parked vehicles that contravene on-street parking restrictions and take them to a secure vehicle storage facility. These circumstances include: parked vehicles that cause a serious obstruction to emergency services and other road users vehicles parked in a disabled-person’s parking bay without... More
    Closed 5 March 2021
  • Biodiversity Accounting Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) consultation

    A new law will soon require that relevant planning applications consider biodiversity needs. They will need to include information about how the development will maintain and increase on-site biodiversity. Once the law is passed, there is a 2-year period before all relevant planning applications will need to comply. Along with other measures, we have drafted a ‘Biodiversity Accounting Supplementary Planning Document’. We are introducing the document in Buckinghamshire... More
    Closed 19 March 2021
  • Get involved in the design of Aylesbury Gardenway

    The Gardenway is an exciting new project happening in Aylesbury that will create an 18-kilometre orbital park circling the town. This accessible walking, cycling and wheeling route will connect people with local green spaces, nature and facilities in and around the town. The route will offer opportunities to be active and get outdoors for green travel, leisure activities or to access shops and other local facilities. We would like to... More
    Closed 26 March 2021
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