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Draft Core Strategy January 2011

 

Welcome to the consultation homepage for the Draft Core Strategy of the West Oxfordshire Local Development Framework.

The Draft Core Strategy contains the Council's strategy to help meet the challenges likely to be faced by West Oxfordshire over the years ahead. These challenges include global issues such as climate change and fluctuations in the economy as well as changing expectations and needs of people living in and visiting the District.

The Draft Core Strategy includes proposals for:

  • 4,300 new homes over the next 15 years
  • Further growth concentrating on Carterton and Witney
  • No major development site set for Chipping Norton
  • Policies to address climate change, deliver affordable housing, promote a strong local economy and protect our environment

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View the list of responses         

Summaries of the responses have been added to the documents section below.

 

An opportunity for further comments was being provided until the end of July 2011 on the latest available documents published by the Council and on further submissions received from agents/developers pursuing development options on the fringe of Carterton. This was not a reconsultation on the Draft Core Strategy.  View the follow up consultation.

This consultation has now closed.   If you have any queries or further comments please contact us using the details below. 

 

Consultation Summary

Consultation Summary
Name Draft Core Strategy January 2011
Description The Core Strategy is part of the new plan called the Local Development Framework. It will provide the overall strategy for how local communities in West Oxfordshire will develop over the next 15 years and will identify major sites for new homes, jobs and infrastructure such as roads and schools. Challenges facing West Oxfordshire include global issues such as climate change and fluctuations in the economy as well as changing expectations and needs of people living in and visiting the District. The Strategy has been developed through two key documents published for consultation - the Core Strategy So Far (February 2009) and the Preferred Approach (February 2010). It also has foundations in the strategy of the West Oxfordshire Local Plan adopted in June 2006.
Dates From 24 Jan 2011 at 09:00 to 11 Mar 2011 at 23:59.
Status Closed
Areas of Interest Core Strategy, Site Allocations, Housing, Climate Change, Environment, Town Centres, Employment and Economy, Transport, Tourism, Recreation and Leisure, Gypsies and Travellers
Geographical area District-wide, Witney, Carterton, Chipping Norton
Contact Details

Planning Policy Manager
West Oxfordshire District Council
Elmfield
New Yatt Road
Witney
OX28 1PB

planning.policy@westoxon.gov.uk

Tel:  01993 861420
Fax: 01993 861451

West Oxfordshire District Council
Elmfield
New Yatt Road
Witney
Oxfordshire
OX28 1PB