District councils | Oxfordshire County Council

District councils

This page describes the work of the five district councils in Oxfordshire.

District councillors also represent geographical areas called a ward and these areas are smaller than the county council divisions. You can view ward boundaries on a map using the Oxfordshire Administrative Areas Map.

Which district do you you live in?

West Oxfordshire District Council Vale of White Horse District Council South Oxfordshire District Council Oxford City Council Cherwell District Council Cherwell District Council

District council elections

District councils can have their elections in one of three ways:

  • By thirds - one third of the council's seats being elected three years in every four
  • By halves - one half of the council's seat being elected every two years
  • Whole council elections - all seats contested once every four years

District council services

The main services provided by the five Oxfordshire district councils include:

  • environmental health
  • housing
  • leisure and recreation
  • planning applications
  • waste collection

District council leadership

Cherwell and South NorthantsYvonne Rees

Chief Executive, Yvonne Rees

Tel: 0300 003 0100

Senior Executive Assistant, Peta Miers
01295 221573

Oxford CityGordon Mitchell

Chief Executive, Gordon Mitchell

Senior PA to Leader & CE, Emma Mace
Tel: 01865 252354

South and Vale Photo of Mark Stone

Chief Executive, Mark Stone
Tel: 01491 823103
Fax: 01491 823104

Personal Assistant, Sharon Lee
01235 422099

West Oxon

Chief Executive, David Neudegg

Guest, Mrs Joanna Neudegg

Personal Assistant, Mandy Smith
Tel: 01993 861613

Last reviewed
16 March 2018
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