Decision details

Decision details

Local Plan Preferred Options

Decision Maker: City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019), Council

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To present the draft Local Plan  following public consultation on the preferred option.


The Head of Planning, Sustainable Development and Regulatory Services submitted a report which seeks approval to submit the draft Oxford Local Plan 2036 for public consultation.


Cllr Hollingsworth, Board Member for Planning and Regulatory Services presented the report and the consultation documents and proposed amendments to section 2.3 ii) Homes for boat dwellers boxes a and c:



Option for policy approach

Consequences of policy approach

Options, Conclusion


Add before the text:

Assess need for residential boat moorings and include….

add before the text

The Gypsy, Traveller and Showpeople Accommodation assessment 2017 will be updated to assess the need for residential moorings. However it is not expected that if a need is identified it will be possible to fully meet that need because of limited capacity. The proposed approach ensures

Preferred option


No change

No change

No change


No change

No change


Rejected option



The consultation process was discussed.


The City Executive Board resolved to:


1.    Approve the Oxford Local Plan 2036 Preferred Options document for consultation with the amendment above; and


2.    Delegate Authority to the Head of Planning, Sustainable Development and Regulatory Services, in consultation with the Board Member for Planning and Regulatory Services, to make any necessary editorial corrections to the document and to agree the graphically designed version before publication.

Report author: Sarah Harrison

Publication date: 26/06/2017

Date of decision: 15/06/2017

Decided at meeting: 15/06/2017 - City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Effective from: 20/06/2017

Accompanying Documents: