Have your say on development in Buckinghamshire

As we head towards a new year, Buckinghamshire Council is launching a public opinion survey as work gets underway to prepare a new Local Plan for Buckinghamshire.

The Local Plan will set out how the county’s housing and development needs are to be met in the years to come and will aim to reflect the needs and aspirations of the people of Buckinghamshire. The involvement of those that live and work in the county is therefore key to the Plan’s production.

The current Local Plan survey will give Buckinghamshire Council’s planners and decision-makers insight into the feelings and opinions of residents, employers and those that work in Bucks about the county’s current and future need for homes, jobs and other facilities.

Gareth Williams, Buckinghamshire Council's Cabinet Member for Planning & Regeneration, said:

“The Local Plan for Buckinghamshire will be our guide to how we will meet the future need for homes in the county and help provide infrastructure and services for both residents and a vibrant commercial sector, while at the same time protecting the natural environment and preserving the special character of our towns, villages and countryside.

“No decisions have been made yet about what what will be in the plan - it’s important that we hear people’s views right from the start as we look at ways to ensure that Buckinghamshire has a sound economic future and is a good place to live and work for all sections of our community, regardless of income and background. That’s why I’d ask you to take a few minutes to complete our online survey.”

The survey runs from 29 November until 11 February 2022. To complete it, visit Your Voice Bucks.

Find out more about the Local Plan for Buckinghamshire.