Planning Application process


The Downley Parish Council are a statutory consultee to Planning Applications. 

If you are thinking about commenting on a planning application, you may find the following links useful.


Wycombe District Council Documents

Residential Design Guidance

Housing intensification (supplementary)

Buckinghamshire Countrywide Parking Guidance 
 The Planning Portal - The website offers "mini guides" on extensions, loft conversions, porches etc
 The Chilterns Buildings Design Guide 


If you wish to respond to a planning application, then this document will guide you through the process. For further details click here.


The Downley Village Design Statement outlines the expectations for Planning Applications in the village.   For further details click here.


The Parish Council meet every month to discuss planning applications that have been submitted to WDC for consideration. The Parish Council consider every application and make comments where appropriate. Members of the public are encouraged to attend meetings, and there is an opportunity for public questions at each meeting.