PUBLICATION OF INSPECTORS' REPORT INTO THE OXFORD LOCAL PLAN 2036Notice ID: MF0554680
PUBLICATION OF INSPECTORS' REPORT INTO THE OXFORD LOCAL PLAN 2036
PLANNING AND COMPULSORY PURCHASE ACT 2004 (AS AMENDED) AND THE TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (LOCAL PLANS) (ENGLAND) REGULATIONS 2012
On March 22nd 2019 the Oxford City Council ("the City Council") submitted the Oxford Local Plan 2036 ("the Local Plan") to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government. The Secretary of State appointed the Planning Inspectorate (an agency of the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government) to review and examine the Local Plan. The Planning Inspectorate then assigned two Inspectors, Jonathan Bore MRTPI and Nick Fagan MRTPI to carry out a review and examination of the Local Plan. The public hearings into the Local Plan took place in December 2019. The main modifications consultation took place in late February - March 2020.
Notice is hereby given in accordance with section 20(8) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 ("the 2004 Act") and regulation 25 (1) (a) of the Town and Country Planning (Local Plans) (England) Regulations 2012 that on 15th May 2020 the City Council received the Inspectors'Report.
The Inspectors concluded that with the recommended main modifications set out in the Appendix to their report, the Local Plan satisfies the requirements of Section 20(5) of the 2004 Act and meets the criteria for soundness in the National Planning Policy Framework.
The Inspectors' Report into the Local Plan is available to be viewed on the City Council's website at the following address:
If any person has difficulty in accessing the Inspectors' Report online then they can contact Carolyn Ploszynski (Planning Policy and Place Manager) Tel: 01865 252847 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org assistance.
Date of notice: 19th May 2020
Oxford City Council, St. Aldates Chambers SA 3.1, 109-113 St Aldates, Oxford, OX11DS
Adrian Arnold, Head of Planning Services, On behalf of Oxford City Council