Referendum on Woodcote Neighbourhood Plan – Thursday 3 April 2014

South Oxfordshire District Council gives notice that a referendum relating to the Woodcote Neighbourhood Plan will be held on 3 April 2014, please see:

Woodcote Neighbourhood Plan - notice of referendum (28.5 KB) Word 97-2003

Notice of poll (67.5 KB) Word 97-2003

The question to be asked will be:

"Do you want South Oxfordshire District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Woodcote to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?"

The referendum area is identical to the area which has been designated as the Woodcote Neighbourhood Plan area which covers the parish of Woodcote.

A person is entitled to vote in the referendum if on 18 March 2014 he or she is registered as a local government elector within the referendum area.

Results

RESPONSE

VOTES

Yes:

1072

No:

103

Turnout

59.3 per cent

Referendum expenses

The referendum expenses limit that will apply in relation to the referendum is £2,479.82. The number of persons entitled to vote in the Referendum by reference to which the limit has been calculated is 1997.

The Referendum will be conducted in accordance with procedures which are similar to those used at local government elections.

Specified documents

A copy of the specified documents, that is the documents listed below, may be inspected at the following

  • Woodcote Parish Council Office, Woodcote Village Hall, Reading Road, Woodcote;
  • Woodcote Library (on the Langtree School site), Reading Road, Woodcote  RG8 0QY
    Monday to Friday 9.15am to 3.45pm and Saturday 9.30am to 12.30pm;
  • South Oxfordshire District Council, council offices, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, OX10 8ED between the hours of 8.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. Please ask at the reception desk.

These specified documents are:

Information to voters

For general information on town and country planning including neighbourhood planning and the referendum please see Information for Voters (73.0 KB) Word 97-2003 .
 
For further information about the background, see our main Woodcote Neighbourhood Plan webpage

Margaret Reed, Head of Legal and Democratic Services

Last reviewed: 28 - 01 - 2015

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