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Where is the Neighbourhood Plan now?

The Eynsham Neighbourhood Plan (ENP) has been redrafted, professionally checked and subjected to consultation which ended on 16 November.  All the comments were reviewed and appropriate ammendments made to the ENP. The comments and responses to them have been recorded in the Consultation Report. The whole process of creating the ENP from the first community enagagement events to the last consultation are recorded in the Consultation Statement.

The submitted version is here and includes links to current versions of all the other Neighbourhood Plan documents. The ENP has now been independently examined by Deborah McCann who considers the plan conforms to requirements, subject to some modifications. The Examiner's report can be found here.

West Oxfordshire District Council (WODC) issued a Regulation 18 Decision Notice and advise the next steps are:

  1. Publication of the Referendum Information Statement and administration for the referendum undertaken by Democratic Services (e.g. poll cards sent to all those registered on the electoral role for Eynsham Parish).  The Notice of Referendum can be found here.
  2. After the referendum, should the outcome be 51% or more in favour of the Neighbourhood Plan forming part of the development framework against which planning applications in Eynsham Parish will be decided, then WODC will ‘make’ the plan and it will become part of the development framework for Eynsham Parish.

The final version of the Eynsham Neighbourhood Plan (referendum) can be found on the District Council's website by clicking here.

WODC is working on their Garden Village (GV) which would locate 2200 homes in an entirely new village on the other side of the A40 to Eynsham. The Area Action Plan (AAP) Issues Paper consultation ended on 3 August.

WODC's consultation on the Western Strategic Development Area (SDA) - Supplementary Planning Document Issues Paper has also ended.  Information is available online.


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