The council's planning policy team prepares documents used to guide development and determine planning applications.
The Core Strategy - adopted December 2012
The Core Strategy sets out how the council will help deliver much needed housing, opportunities for high quality jobs and thriving town centres across the district.
- Our Adopted Core Strategy
- The Core Strategy - Inspector's report
- The Core Strategy - Further Examination Publication
- Important news on our core strategy
The Local Plan - adopted January 2006
The South Oxfordshire Local Plan 2011 sets out policies and proposals for development, such as housing and employment, and determines how the land in the district will be used.
Changes to Local Plan Policies - check here for details of which policies will no longer be used from 20 January 2009.
The Development Plan
Our development plan comprises a number of documents with the main document being our emerging Local Plan.
Find out more regarding the neighbourhood plans taking place in our district.
Last reviewed: 05 - 03 - 2014