Seacourt P&R – Key Point 5: Green Belt

The proposal is inconsistent with both national and local Green Belt policy:

  • The site is in the Oxford Green Belt where the presumption is that development is inappropriate. Preservation of ‘openness’ is a key objective of Green Belt policy, The NPPF places great emphasis on it. Attempting to hide the development from view by landscaping does not constitute preserving openness.
  • The proposal will also clearly breach Oxford City’s own Core Strategy key policy CS4 for the protection of Green Belt land.

 

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