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Cherwell Local Plan Review 2040


31 JULY 2020 TO 14 SEPTEMBER 2020

Cherwell Local Plan Review 2040

Planning for Cherwell to 2040: A Community Involvement Paper

Consultation is now being undertaken to inform a review of the adopted Cherwell Local Plan 2011-2031. A new district wide Local Plan is being prepared to meet employment, housing, leisure, community facilities and infrastructure needs to 2040 and to provide a strategy for the pattern, scale and quality of development. The Local Plan review provides the opportunity to develop newer planning policies for addressing climate change, healthy place shaping, biodiversity, our urban and rural areas and design, and help to support economic and social recovery in response to COVID-19.

A Community Involvement Paper is being published and comments are invited. The Community Involvement Paper and related documents, including a Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report and representation form, are available to view on-line at

Call for Sites

The Community Involvement Paper consultation is accompanied by a ‘Call for Sites’. This is an opportunity for everyone to identify land or sites that could be developed for a particular use. A site submission form is available at


The consultation will run for six weeks from Friday 31 July 2020 to 11.59pm on Monday 14 September 2020