You can get involved and have your say by taking part in the live consultations and surveys below.
Consultation on the draft Joint Statement of Community Involvement
South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils are preparing a joint Statement of Community Involvement (SCI). The SCI sets out how we will consult on planning applications and planning policy, including the joint Local Plan. You can find out more information and complete the form here.
South and Vale ‘Call for Land and Building available for Change’
The ’Call for Land and Buildings Available for Change’ is an invitation to landowners, agents, developers, community groups and others who are interested in having land considered for a range of different uses to submit information to the councils on the sites they would like to be assessed. This will help inform our new Joint Local Plan 2041 which will allocate land to meet housing, employment and other land use needs of the districts.
New Council Website Feedback
Open from 28 August 2020 – on going
Let us know what you think of this new website. Did you find what you’re looking for? Complete the feedback form.
The Great Green Recycling Bin quiz
Open from 17 June 2020 – on going
Can you tell what’s recyclable and what’s rubbish? It’s quiz time – it’ll be worth your while as our bin crews are checking green recycling bins and are not emptying those with the wrong things in. Complete our quiz.
Register your interest in council consultations
You can get involved and have your say by registering on our consultation database of contacts that we use for engaging and consulting local communities on a variety of matters, from helping us to prepare a new council website to being formally consulted on new policies or plans.
If you want to receive notifications of future consultations and council updates, please register your details with us.
The following are important consultations you may wish to take part in which are being administered by other public bodies or organisations:
Household waste recycling centres (HWRCs)
Oxfordshire County Council is asking for people’s comments on its HWRC service, if and how you currently use it and your opinions on some of the ideas they have for the future. Have your say on their Let’s Talk page by 27 September.
Have your say on the Ox-Cam Arc
The government has announced a 12-week public consultation on the future of the Ox-Cam Arc, the project covering the area between Oxford, Milton Keynes and Cambridge which aims to make significant economic, social and environmental improvements across the region by 2050 and beyond – to find out more and to take part in the consultation people should visit placebuilder.io/futureofthearc. Responses are open until 12 October 2021.
Have your say on future county-wide infrastructure plans
The Oxfordshire Infrastructure Strategy (OxIS) provides a framework for Oxfordshire County Council, Oxfordshire’s five planning authorities and key partners to establish strategic infrastructure investment priorities as well as potential opportunities for funding and delivery. The stage 1 report looks infrastructure priorities to 2040 – to find out more and to have your say visit the OXIS consultation page.
Oxfordshire Plan 2050
The next public consultation (Regulation 18 Part 2) for the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 launches on Friday 30 July 2021 and will be open for 10 weeks. It will take place via the Oxfordshire Open Thought website.
Oxford Local Plan
Oxford City Council is inviting people to take part in an Early Stage Issues Consultation the development of the Oxford Local Plan 2040.