Issue details

The paper sets out a proposal for the Council to commence work to impose an Article 4 Direction in core shopping areas of Buckinghamshire restricting the use of permitted development rights to change the use of commercial premises (including retail) to residential.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: Abbey; Amersham & Chesham Bois; Aylesbury East; Aylesbury North; Aylesbury North West; Aylesbury South East; Aylesbury South West; Aylesbury West; Beaconsfield; Buckingham East; Buckingham West; Chalfont St Peter; Chess Valley; Cliveden; Farnham Common & Burnham Beeches; Gerrards Cross; Iver; Marlow; Penn Wood & Old Amersham; The Risboroughs; Wendover, Halton & Stoke Mandeville; Winslow;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/10/2021

Decision due: 9 Nov 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Gareth Williams

Contact: Darran Eggleton Email:


  • Article 4 Directions to restrict permitted development rights for Commercial to Residential changes of use