The adopted Vale of White Horse Local Plan 2031 is divided into two parts: Local Plan 2031 Part 1 (adopted in December 2016) and Local Plan 2031 Part 2 (adopted in October 2019). Local authorities have to review (and if necessary, update) their local plan at least every five years. The Council has recently committed to progressing a new Local Plan 2041, as set out in our Local Development Scheme 2020-2021 .
The first step in this process is to invite landowners, agents, developers, community groups and others who are interested in having land considered for a range of different uses to submit information to us on the sites they would like to be assessed.
Sites proposed for consideration will be added to our submitted sites register and a high-level review of the site will be undertaken by officers. The sites register will be made publicly available at the Regulation 18 consultation stage of the Local Plan 2041. This exercise is purely a data gathering exercise about sites which may be available for development. Sites submitted to us through this process will only gain planning status if they are taken forward as an allocation within the Local Plan. This process does not grant planning permission to any sites submitted. All sites would need to be submitted in accordance with the requirements below.
For a site to be submitted successfully, you will also need to provide the following;
The Call for Sites runs for eight weeks running from Friday 03 April 2020 to midnight on Friday 29 May 2020. We have produced a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) factsheet to help answer any questions you may have.
Sites can be submitted by:
Please note that you must provide your name and address for your sites to be considered. Any personal information you provide to the Council within your submission will not be published online, however your information is required to ensure we can contact you further if your site is taken forward within the local plan.
If you have any questions on our Call for Sites, please contact the Planning Policy team via firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01235 422600.
If you have any questions on the survey or require it in an alternative format (for example – large print, Braille, audio, email, Easy Read and alternative languages) please email email@example.com or call 01235 422425.