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Statement of Gambling Policy Consultation

Under the Gambling Act 2005 the Council is obliged to publish a "statement of gambling licensing policy" and review it at least every three years, the reviewed and updated Policy is due in 2025. A consultation is required as part of this process, we are therefore seeking views and comments on the attached Policy and Local Area Profile documents. Changes to the Policy include the amendment to The Licensing Authority’s address along with other responsible authorities addresses. An...

Closed consultations and engagement

What we have asked you about previously

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.

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...

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: ...

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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