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General Housing Register Live Online Form

General Housing Register Live Online Form

We have recently launched the new online form for General Register applications (social housing) and it’s very important for us to understand how applicants found the process. The results of this consultation will be used to inform further improvements to the form, so this is an opportunity to let us know your thoughts. The online form has replaced the previous system where applicants downloaded an editable PDF form from our website and were then asked to email in any supporting...

Advertising Neighbourhood Area and Forum redesignation applications – Wolvercote and Summertown & St Margarets.

Advertising Neighbourhood Area and Forum redesignation applications – Wolvercote and Summertown & St Margarets.

The Town and Country Planning Act 1990 requires Neighbourhood Forums to reapply every five years. The Wolvercote Neighbourhood Forum and Summertown & St. Margaret Neighbourhood Forum have submitted applications to Oxford City Council asking to be redesignated as a Neighbourhood Forum. We invite comments on either application to be made. Both Neighbourhood Forum areas remain the same as when they were originally designated.

Closed consultations and engagement

What we have asked you about previously
Proposed update to Oxford City Council parks and open spaces byelaws

Proposed update to Oxford City Council parks and open spaces byelaws

Oxford City Council has a set of byelaws in place for its parks, nature areas and play facilities. These provide a set of rules around the use of these public spaces to ensure people behave in way which respects the enjoyment, wellbeing, and safety of others. Byelaws are also aimed to ensure the protection of habitats, wildlife, and the wider environment. Oxford City Council has not updated its parks and open spaces byelaws for over 25 years, and is now considering to: ...

Empty homes

Empty homes

Oxford City has a severe housing shortage for dwellings of all tenure; privately owned, rented, social and student accommodation. With few brownfield sites left within the city there is very little option to build new housing, including affordable housing. The Councils’ Housing, Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy 2023 makes a commitment to providing more homes, including bringing empty homes back into use. Nationally it was recognised by the government of the time that...

Corporate Strategy 2024-28

Corporate Strategy 2024-28

Our Corporate Strategy sets out our highest priority areas of work for the next four years. It includes commitments that we will deliver ourselves or in partnership, and where we can use our influence, to help us achieve them. When this strategy is finalised and agreed by your elected Councillors, we will prioritise time, money and resources to achieve these outcomes. This consultation is your opportunity to tell us whether these are the right issues and actions for us to focus on. We...

Your impact

Issues we asked you about in the past and their outcomes

Dog control Public Spaces Protection Order

The results helped inform Oxford City Council's Cabinet and approved the Order. Oxford City Council Officers, the police and other approved persons can enforce the protection order.

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Housing, Homelessness & Rough Sleeping Strategy

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We have produced a detailed action plan, including rental scheme reviews, hazard reduction, affordable housing monitoring, community support, energy efficiency and homelessness solutions.

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Covered Market Later Opening Consultation

Responses to the extended opening hours’ consultation and the learnings from the implementation of longer opening hours will feed into the implementation of the Masterplan proposals.  

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