The Chilterns Conservation Board meets several times a year, the Executive Committee and Planning Committee on a quarterly basis. Below you can see details of the committees, forthcoming meeting dates and relevant papers.
Chilterns Conservation Board
The Chilterns Conservation Board is an independent body established by Parliamentary Order in July 2004, and has 27 members, all drawn from local communities.
Secretary of State appointed members are appointed for two- and three-year terms. When those terms finish the vacant places will be promoted locally and applications invited from the public.
Meets every four months. The next few scheduled meetings are:
- 6th December 2022
- 14th March 2023
- 13th June 2023 plus AGM
- 12th September 2023
- 12th December 2023
Agendas, papers and minutes from the last two years of meetings can be found below.
The Executive Committee is composed of 9 members of the Board, one of whom is the Chair, plus up to four persons who are not members. The Committee has a number of functions, including:
- Monitoring and reviewing the implementation of the Board’s policies and strategies
- Regulating and controlling the Board’s finances
- Administering the Board’s personnel matters
The Committee meets on a quarterly basis. The next few scheduled meetings are:
- 1st November 2022
- 14th February 2023
- 9th May 2023
- 11th July 2023
- 14th November 2023
See below for papers.
The Planning Committee is composed of 9 members of the Board and up to four persons who are not members of the Board. The principal function delegated to the Committee is to make all representations on behalf of the Board in relation to planning policy and planning applications.
The Committee meets on a quarterly basis. See below for meeting dates and papers.
- 13th October 2022
- 11th January 2023
- 12th April 2023
- 19th July 2023
- 11th October 2023
Historic England and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty sign joint statement to conserve and celebrate iconic historic environment
England’s AONBs and Historic England have signed a joint statement outlining their ambition and intent to work together to conserve and enhance the historic and cultural environment of England’s 34 AONBs.
The Chilterns will soon have its own collection of stories celebrating the diverse cultural and natural heritage of the AONB.