Stewkley Neighbourhood Plan Submission consultation

Closed 20 Dec 2020

Opened 9 Nov 2020


Buckinghamshire Council logo

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 local community engagement on their Plan and have submitted the final version to us.

The next stage of the process is for us, as the local authority, to carry out a six-week public consultation on the submitted Plan. This is an opportunity for local people to comment on it before it goes to independent examination.

The Stewkley Plan includes policies that look to shape local development as well as making some housing allocations.

It has a design focus and designates some areas of local green space. Please see the documents and links at the end of the page for more information.

How to submit a comment

Please complete the online comment form below.

If you prefer, you can email your comments to us on or write to us at Stewkley Neighbourhood Plan, Planning Policy Team, Buckinghamshire Council, King George V House, King George V Road, Amersham, Bucks HP6 5AW.

If you would like to be notified of future progress with the Neighbourhood Plan, please indicate this in your response. 

Please make sure we receive your comments before midnight on 20 December 2020. Unfortunately, we cannot consider any comments received after that deadline.


We will use the information you provide only for the purpose of this consultation. We will store the information securely, in line with data protection laws.

Planning law states that we must make responses available for public inspection, but we will not share or publish any personal details. Please visit the Privacy page to read our full privacy notice.

What happens next

Following consultation, we will collate the responses and submit them to an independent examiner.

The examiner will consider public comments and ensure the Plan meets conditions laid out in the Localism Act and other relevant regulations.

If the Plan passes independent examination, the next stage is a local referendum to see whether the Plan has community support. If it's supported, we will adopt it as part of local planning policy to assess planning applications in the Neighbourhood Area.


  • Winslow and Villages


  • Planning
  • Communities