Committee details

Strategic Development Management Committee

Purpose of committee

The role of the Strategic Development Management Committee


The role of the Strategic Development Management Committee is to exercise the Council’s functions as local planning authority, as set out in the terms of reference of the Development Management Committee, in respect of developments with the following thresholds:-


50 or more dwellings


3,000 sq. m or more of floor space for business development


20 or more dwellings or 2,000 sq.m. or more of non-residential floor space at Aylesbury Town Centre as defined by the boundaries on map No. SDCC – MAP 1  JULY 2007 held by the Development Management Manager.


Proposals with site-specific allocations in the Vale of Aylesbury Local Plan.


Other key growth related developments as may be determined by the Development Management Manager after consultation with the Chairmen of both Development Management Committees.


The full terms of reference for this committee can be read here


Please refer to our leaflet ‘Having your Say at Development Management Committees’ regarding public speaking at Strategic Development Management Committee. Please note that special arrangements may apply for applications reporting to this Committee where there is an exceptionally high level of interest.


Contact information

Support officer: Email:

Postal address:
AVDC Council Offices
The Gateway
Gatehouse Road
HP19 8FF

Phone: (01296) 585858


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