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Emerging SODC Local Plan – Consultation on Proposed Main Modifications

Residents will be aware that the emerging South Oxfordshire Local Plan is currently at the Examination stage.  Following recent examination hearings, the Planning Inspector has asked South Oxfordshire District Council to prepare a ‘Schedule of Proposed Main Modifications’ to the … Continue reading

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SODC Local Plan Petition

Residents will be aware that the Planning Inspector found South Oxfordshire District Council’s (SODC) local plan ‘sound’.  The plan was devised by the Council’s previous Conservative administration. After winning the election in 2019, by campaigning against the plan, the Lib … Continue reading

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SODC Local Plan Update

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) submitted its Local Plan 2034 to the Secretary of State on Friday 29th March 2019 for independent examination.  The online hearing sessions began on 14th July 2020 and closed on 7th of August 2020. The … Continue reading

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SODC Local Plan Update

It looks as if the end of the road is in sight for South Oxfordshire District Council’s (SODC) re-drawn Local Plan which has been at the centre of controversy with the Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick. At the recent public hearing … Continue reading

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Five Year Housing Land Supply

One of the main aims of the South Oxfordshire District Council’s (SODC) Local Plan is to ensure that housing development only happens where it’s suitable and sustainable. As you may be aware, the Government requires the council to demonstrate that … Continue reading

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South Oxfordshire Local Plan Hearings

All eyes will be on South Oxfordshire this week as the district becomes host to the first ever online ‘virtual’ public hearings for a Local Plan examination. The South Oxfordshire Local Plan 2034 first became the subject of national interest … Continue reading

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SODC Local Plan Update

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) has bowed to the inevitable by agreeing, under government pressure, to its controversial Local Plan which had been drafted before the district council elections last year. After a five-month delay, the council has reluctantly accepted … Continue reading

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SODC Local Plan Update

Here’s the latest on the South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) Local Plan from our District Councillor Sam Casey-Rerhaye: You may have seen the latest letter from the Secretary of State for Housing to SODC.  It is on the council website … Continue reading

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South Oxfordshire Public Meeting

Residents may be aware that South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) is currently in dispute with the Secretary of State for Housing, the Rt Hon Robert Jenrick, over the future of its Local Plan.  He has written to SODC to say … Continue reading

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SODC Local Plan Update

South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) is due to decide the next step for the district’s Local Plan at the council’s next round of meetings following discussions with the government and partner organisations. At the Council meeting in July this year, … Continue reading

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