The council's planning policy team prepares documents used to guide development and determine planning applications.
The Core Strategy
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
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 Development Framework (LDF)
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: 03 - 04 - 2013