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PublicAccess for planning terms of use

The PublicAccess website pages are owned and operated by Buckinghamshire Council. Set out below are the terms and conditions which represent all the terms and conditions on which we will provide you with access to data licensed from Ordnance Survey and others, including data created by the Council for use with licensed data.

Your continued use of Public Access indicates your acceptance to be bound by these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, please cease using Public Access.

To access PublicAccess please click on the link below:

Use PublicAccess for planning

Data protection and availability of online documents

Buckinghamshire Council seeks to comply with all statutory requirements including the GDPR in all its transactions. For information on how we collect, process and share your information, please read our privacy policy.

Please note that any comments received will be made available in full for inspection at our offices on request. They will also be published in full on our PublicAccess website.

We will obscure areas of documents that relate to signatures, phone numbers or email addresses where these are published online. However, it is possible that we may miss something. If you notice something that causes concern, then please contact us.

If you are submitting comments online, there are some simple steps that you can take to protect your data:

  • Do not include personal information, other than your name and address within the body of your letter or email.
  • There is no need to sign your representation if submitting electronically, although your name and address should form part of the document.

Public Sector Mapping Agreement terms and conditions

The data licensed from the Ordnance Survey includes all base mapping, large scale mapping, address data and Council mapping and information based on Ordnance Survey mapping (the 'Licensed Data').
Use of this Licensed Data is subject to these terms and conditions:

  • You are granted a non-exclusive, royalty free, revocable licence solely to view the Licensed Data for non-commercial purposes for the period during which Buckinghamshire Council and GeoPlace LLP makes it available;
  • you are not permitted to copy, sub-license, distribute, sell or otherwise make available the Licensed Data to third parties in any form; and
  • third party rights to enforce the terms of this licence shall be reserved to Ordnance Survey.

Copyright notices

Ordnance Survey Licensed Data: © Crown Copyright and database rights 2011. Ordnance Survey 100023306.

National/Local Land and Property Gazetteer: © Local Government Information House Limited copyright and database rights 2011 100023306. This product is produced in part from PAF®, the copyright in which is owned by Royal Mail Group Limited and/or Royal Mail Group plc. All rights reserved. Licence number 100023306.

Plans, drawings and material submitted to the Council are protected by the Copyright Acts (Section 47, 1988 Act). You may only use material which is downloaded and/or printed for consultation purposes, to compare current applications with previous schemes and to check whether developments have been completed in accordance with approved plans. Further copies should not be made without the prior permission of the copyright owner.

Buckinghamshire Council (Wycombe) Disclaimer

We shall have no liability to any person or organisation in respect of any loss or damage arising directly or indirectly from the use of the information contained in PublicAccess.

We take every reasonable effort to ensure that information contained in PublicAccess is as accurate as possible. However, the services featured in PublicAccess are provided "as is", and all warranties, conditions and other terms implied by statute or common law are, to the fullest extent permitted by law, excluded. We shall not be liable to you for any indirect or consequential loss (whether for loss of profit, loss of business, depletion of goodwill or otherwise), costs, expense or other claims for consequential compensation whatsoever (howsoever caused) which arise out of or in connection with your use of PublicAccess