Adopted Supplementary Planning Documents

Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs) provide further guidance for anyone submitting a planning applications. They area material consideration when we come to determine a planning application.

The SPD sets out an indicative Masterplan which builds on the original Masterplan that was developed by a tripartite partnership of Oxford City Council, Oxfordshire County Council and Network Rail in conjunction with the train operating companies and the Department of Transport. The masterplan provides advice and guidance on how to redevelop the Oxford Station area and builds on the West End Area policy framework.

This development brief relates to a site in Summertown and provides more detail on what the City Council expects to be developed here. It supplements Policy SP14 of the Sites and Housing Plan, which allocates the site for retail-led development, with potential for a wide mix of other uses, and retaining parking adequate to serve the local area.

This SPD provides more detail on matters relating to affordable housing, planning obligations and the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL).

The Oxpens site, between Oxford Railway Station, the Westgate Centre and the River Thames, provides an opportunity to deliver much-needed housing, offices, research and development space, a hotel, local amenities and public open space. This SPD provides more detail on the City Council's expectations for the site.

This Development Brief supplements Policy SP7 of the Sites and Housing Plan which allocates the Jericho Canalside site for a mixed-use development. The SPD explains the vision for the site of the City Council, evolved with the local community, and will assist developers in the submission of high quality proposals befitting of the site's character and heritage.

This SPD seeks to ensure that an appropriate mix of dwellings sizes will be provided in new developments. Anyone submitting a development involving housing should refer to this SPD.

This SPD aims to promote good practice and design in the provision of car, cycle and powered two-wheeler parking to support the transport policies of the Local Plan. It also clarifies the requirements for Transport Assessment and Travel Plan submission.

The SPD sets out guidance for developing telecommunications networks across the City. It aims to promote good practice and design for telecommunications equipment for new development. It seeks to balance environmental, visual, amenity and health concerns with the future development needs of the mobile technology networks.

This SPD provides more detail on our energy efficiency and renewable energy requirements to anyone submitting a planning application.