Cherwell Adopted Statement of Community Involvement

Please find below a copy of the Adoption Statement giving formal notification that Cherwell District Council formally adopted the Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) 2016 on 18 July 2016.

The purpose of the SCI is to set out who the Council will engage with in the preparation of its planning policy documents and how and when they will be engaged. The SCI also includes how the Council will consult on planning applications. Its aim is to encourage community and stakeholder involvement and set out clear expectations of the Council.

The SCI is now available online at http://www.cherwell.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=9648.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the Planning Policy team on 01295 227985 or e:mail planning.policy@cherwell-dc.gov.uk.

David Peckford - Planning Policy Team Leader

PLANNING AND COMPULSORY PURCHASE ACT 2004

ADOPTION STATEMENT: STATEMENT OF COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT 2016

(Please note this is not a consultation)

Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 18 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004, that the Statement of Community Involvement 2016 (“the SCI”) was formally adopted by Cherwell District Council on 18 July 2016. The report presented to the Council is available on-line at www.cherwell.gov.uk

The purpose of the SCI is to set out who the Council will engage with in the preparation of its planning policy documents and how and when they will be engaged. The SCI also includes how the Council will consult on planning applications. Its aim is to encourage community and stakeholder involvement and set out clear expectations of the Council.

The SCI was published for public consultation between 29 January and 11 March 2016. A number of consultation responses were received which are summarised in the report to the Council and which were taken into account.

The adopted SCI 2016 replaces the previous SCI (July 2006) with immediate effect. The adopted SCI is available on-line atwww.cherwell.gov.uk/planningpolicy. Hard copies will also available for inspection at the locations below during opening hours:

Cherwell District Council Offices, Bodicote House, Bodicote, Banbury, OX15 4AA
8.45am - 5.15pm Monday – Friday

Banbury Town Council, the Town Hall, Bridge Street, Banbury, OX16 5QB
Monday to Thursday 9am- 4.45pm, Friday 9am- 4pm

Banbury Library, Marlborough Road, Banbury, OX16 5DB
Monday 9am – 1pm, Tuesday 9am-7pm, Wednesday 9am – 8pm, Thurs and Friday 9am – 7pm, Saturday 9am – 4.30pm, closed Sunday

Neithrop Library, Community Centre, Woodgreen Avenue, Banbury, OX16 0AT
Monday 10am – 7pm, Tuesday Closed, Wednesday 2pm – 5pm, Thursday 10am – 1pm, Friday 10am- 5pm, Saturday 9.30am – 1pm, closed Sunday

Bicester Town Council, The Garth, Launton Road, Bicester, OX26 6PS
Monday – Thursday 9am – 5pm, Friday 9am – 4pm

Bicester Library, Franklin’s House, Wesley Lane, Bicester OX26 6JU
Monday 9.30am – 7pm, Tuesday 9.30am – 5pm, Wednesday 9.30am – 7pm, Thursday 9.30am – 7pm, Friday 9.30am – 5pm, Saturday 9.00am – 4.30pm, closed Sunday

Kidlington Library, Ron Groves House, 23 Oxford Road, Kidlington, OX5 2BP
Monday 9.30am – 5pm, Tuesday 9.30am – 7pm, Wednesday 9.30am – 1pm, Thursday 9.30am – 5pm, Friday 9.30am – 7pm, Saturday 9.00am – 4.30pm, closed Sunday

Adderbury Library, Church House, High Street, Adderbury, OX17 3LS
Tuesday: 10 am –12 noon & 3 – 7pm, Thursday: 2pm – 5pm & 6 – 7pm, Friday: 10am – 12 noon & 2 pm – 5pm, Saturday: 9.30 am –1pm, closed Monday, Wednesday & Sunday

Deddington Library, The Old Court House, Horse Fair, Deddington, Oxon. OX15 0SH
Monday 2pm - 5pm, 5.30pm - 7pm, Tuesday Closed Wednesday 9.30am - 1pm, Thursday 2pm - 5pm, 5.30pm - 7pm Friday Closed Saturday 9.30am - 1pm, closed Sunday

Hook Norton Library, High Street, Hook Norton, Banbury, Oxon, OX15 5NH
Monday 2pm - 5pm, 6pm - 7pm, Tuesday Closed, Wednesday 2pm - 5pm, Thursday Closed, Friday 2pm - 5pm, 6pm - 7pm, Saturday 9.30am - 12.30pm, closed Sunday

Banbury LinkPoint, 43 Castle Quay, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 5UW
8.45am (10am Wednesday) to 5.15pm Monday to Friday Bicester LinkPoint, Franklin’s House, Wesley Lane, Bicester, OX26 6JU 8.45am (10am Wednesday) to 5.15pm Monday to Friday

Kidlington LinkPoint, Exeter Hall, Oxford Road, Kidlington, Oxon, OX5 1AB
8.45am (10am Wednesday) to 5.15pm Monday to Friday

For further information please contact:

Planning Policy Team Strategic Planning and the Economy
Cherwell District Council
Bodicote House
Bodicote,
OX15 4AA

01295 227985

planning.policy@cherwell-dc.gov.uk

S SMITH, CHIEF EXECUTIVE