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Notice ID: MF0556673

Notice effective from
18th June 2020 to 18th July 2020


Oxford City Council has adopted the Oxford Local Plan 2036. In accordance with the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004, Regulation 26 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012, and Regulation 16 of the Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes Regulations 2004, notice is hereby given that – Oxford City Council adopted the Oxford Local Plan 2016-2036. At a Full Council meeting on 8th June 2020 the City Council voted to adopt the Plan. The Oxford Local Plan 2036 now forms part of the statutory development plan, which means that it will have full weight in determining planning applications. The adopted Local Plan includes the Main Modifications as recommended by the Inspectors Jonathan Bore MRTPI and Nick Fagan MRTPI, appointed by the Secretary of State, who carried out the independent examination of the Plan during 2019/20. The Inspectors’ report issued on 15th May 2020 concluded that the Local Plan is sound and legally compliant subject to the Inspectors’ Main Modifications. The Local Plan covers the whole of the administrative area of Oxford City Council. In line with current advice from the Government and Public Health England on the COVID-19 outbreak, Oxford City Council offices and libraries in the city are closed. Consequently, interested parties will not currently be able to inspect physical copies of these documents. Oxford City Council has therefore made all relevant documents including the Adopted Oxford Local Plan 2016 - 2036, the Inspectors’ Report with Main Modifications, Sustainability Appraisal Report and Habitats Regulations Assessment available on the Council’s website at: https:// If you are having difficulties in accessing any of the relevant documents, please contact: Carolyn Ploszynski, planningpolicy@ Tel: 01865 252847 If Government advice changes in the foreseeable future, then the City Council will assess if this allows for us to open locations for interested parties to view physical copies of the documents. Please check our website for up-to-date details at: Any person aggrieved by the Oxford Local Plan 2016-2036 may make an application under Section 113 (3) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 to the High Court on the grounds that the document is not within the appropriate power and/or a procedural requirement has not been complied with. An application may not be made without the leave of the High Court, and an application for leave must be made (Section 113 (3B) no later than the end of a period of six weeks from the date of the adoption of this Local Plan. 9th June 2020 Oxford City Council, St. Aldates Chambers SA 3.1, 109-113 St Aldates, Oxford, OX1 1DS

Adrian Arnold

Head of Planning Services On behalf of Oxford City Council


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Oxford City Council

109 St Aldate s Chambers , St Aldate s , Oxford , Oxfordshire , OX1 1DS 01865 249 811


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