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Planning Consultations

The Council wants to ensure that everyone has the ability to help shape the future of the Borough through active and meaningful engagement.

Local Plan Public Consultation

The Borough Council undertook a public consultation on the Local Plan Main Modifications. The consultation ran from midday on Friday, 21 September 2018 to midday on Friday, 2 November 2018 (six weeks). A Sustainability Appraisal of the Proposed Schedule of Main Modifications and a revised Habitat Regulations Assessment (HRA) were also prepared and published as part of this consultation.

Further information relating to the Local Plan Examination can be found by clicking the link.

Local Planning Document Consultations

The Borough Council undertook a period of public consultation between midday on Monday, 8 October 2018 until midday Monday, 19 November 2018 (six weeks) on the following planning policy documents:

Statement of Community Involvement (PDF Document, 994.06 Kb)
It is intended that this Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) will allow all local people, businesses and stakeholders to become fully engaged in the planning process in order for the local planning system to be a positive tool in shaping the future growth and improvement of the Borough.

Conservation Areas Supplementary Planning Document (PDF Document, 4.49 Mb)
The objectives of the Supplementary Planning Document are as follows: to assess and define opportunities and threats within the Borough's Conservation Areas; and, to provide policy guidance to ensure that the character and appearance of the Conservation Areas will be maintained through the effective management of change and that those opportunities to enhance the character and appearance are maximised.

Developer Contributions Supplementary Planning Document (PDF Document, 1.49 Mb)
The purpose of this Developer Contributions Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) is to set out Oadby and Wigston Borough Council’s approach to seeking Section 106 planning obligations in the absence of a Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Charging Schedule within the Borough.

Residential Development Supplementary Planning Document (PDF Document, 1.01 Mb)
This document focuses on the design, character and use of materials of all new residential related development within the Borough of Oadby and Wigston. The document seeks to supplement the related policies set out within the Council’s Local Plan, as well as offering advice to any prospective residential related development applicant. Alongside the Local Plan, this document will help the Council approach planning decisions in a positive and creative way.

Reference copies of the consultation documents were also available for public viewing at:

  • Customer Services Centre, 40 Bell Street, Wigston
  • Oadby Library, 10 The Parade, Oadby

How to make representations

The public were invited to submit comments by midday on Monday, 19 November 2018 either by post to: Planning Policy Team, Oadby and Wigston Borough Council, Council Offices, Station Road, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 2DR or by email to:

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