Annual Position Statement

The Annual Position Statement sets out the 5 year housing land position statement as at 1 April 2021

Annual Position Statement 2021

South Kesteven District Council are intending to submit an Annual Position Statement to the Planning Inspectorate by the deadline of 31 July 2021 in accordance with paragraph 74 of the National Planning Policy Framework; and the Housing Land Supply and Delivery Guidance.

The South Kesteven Local Plan was adopted on 30th January 2020 and the Council submitted an Annual Position Statement in 2020. The Councils current Annual Position Statement remains in place until 31st October 2021.  

A 2021 Annual Position Statement is a subsequent statement under the provisions of paragraph 74 of the Framework.   

The Annual Position Statement will set out the 5 year housing land position statement as at 1 April 2021, and will be prepared in consultation with developers, landowners and key stakeholders.

Current Consultation

Developer Engagement Consultation - 9th April 2021 -30th April 2021

From the 9th April 2021 The Council will distribute 'Housing Deliverability Requests for Information' forms to landowners/developers/agents of sites within our housing land supply with capacity for 10+ dwellings including:

·         Sites with extant (valid) Planning Permission (including sites under construction or yet to start);

·         Allocated sites within the adopted Local Plan; and

·         Sites within the Council's Capital Programme.


The consultation will close on the 30th April 2021. A template of the distributed form can be found below;

docx icon Annual Position Statement 2021- Housing Deliverability; Request for Information [37kb]

Next Steps

The Annual Position Statement Indicative Timetable is set out below. The Council then intends to submit the Annual Position Statement to the Planning Inspectorate by 31st July 2021.

Annual Position Statement Production Indicative Timetable.


Indicative Timeframe

Deliverability Form Consultation with Landowners/Developers/Agents

9th April 2021 - 30th April 2021

Preparation of Draft Annual Position Statement

April/May 2021

Consultation with Landowners/Developers/Agents and Stakeholders on a Draft Annual Position Statement

May/June 2021

Submission of Annual Position Statement to the Planning Inspectorate

31st July 2021


Annual Position Statement 2020