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 Local Plan: Sites and General Policies
Part two of our new Local Plan, with the core strategy forming part 1. It will look at allocating the smaller non strategic sites through our district.
The Development Plan
Our Local Plan will gradually be replaced by a group of documents known as the Local Development Framework.
Find out more regarding the neighbourhood plans taking place in our district.
Last reviewed: 24 - 06 - 2013