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Consultation on draft Local Plan for West Oxfordshire

Residents are being asked for their views on the latest draft proposals setting out how West Oxfordshire could develop over the next 17 years.

Public consultation on the draft Local Plan will start on 7 November for a six-week period ending on the 19 December.

From 7 November more information will be available on the District Council’s website – www.westoxon.gov.uk/draftlocalplan. Documentation can also be inspected at the District Council offices in Witney, the Guildhall in Chipping Norton, Carterton Town Hall and public libraries.

Roadshow events will take place in Carterton, Brize Norton and Witney:

Witney Methodist Church, Saturday 24 November, 10am to 1pm
Elderbank Hall, Brize Norton, Tuesday 27th November, 4pm to 8pm
Witney Methodist Church, Thursday 29 November, 12 noon to 6:30pm
Carterton Town Hall, Thursday 6 December, 12 noon to 6:30pm
Carterton Community Centre, Shilton Park, Saturday 8 December, 10am to 1pm

Comments can be made to the Council in either of the following ways:

Online: www.westoxon.gov.uk/draftlocalplan
By email: planning.policy@westoxo.gov.uk
In writing: Planning Policy, West Oxfordshire District Council, Elmfield, New Yatt Road, Witney OX28 1PB

Cllr Warwick Robinson, Cabinet Member for Strategic Planning and Housing, said: “It is important that we have residents’ views on the proposals as the draft Local Plan will form the basis of how West Oxfordshire will develop up until 2029. This is a key stage of the process and all feedback will be considered to help us to move forward with a finalised plan.”

Posted : 02/11/2012 16:48:12

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