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.
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;
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.
Deliverability Form Consultation with Landowners/Developers/Agents
9th April 2021 - 30th April 2021
Preparation of Draft Annual Position Statement
Consultation with Landowners/Developers/Agents and Stakeholders on a Draft Annual Position Statement
Submission of Annual Position Statement to the Planning Inspectorate
31st July 2021
Annual Position Statement 2020
South Kesteven District Council submitted the South Kesteven Annual Position Statement on Friday 31st July 2020 to the Planning Inspectorate, along with supporting evidence. The Annual Position Statement sets out the 5 year housing land position statement as at 1 April 2020 and was prepared in consultation with developers, landowners and key stakeholders.
On 27th October 2020, the Council received notification from the Planning Inspectorate to confirm the 5 year housing supply for South Kesteven. The report received can be seen below:
The report concludes that the South Kesteven District Local Plan 2011-2036 is a recently adopted plan and that satisfactory stakeholder engagement has been undertaken in preparing the Annual Position Statement.
Following an adjustment to increase the contribution from Small Sites, the report concludes that the 5-year total supply calculated by the Council should be reduced by 285 dwellings to 4,297 dwellings. Notwithstanding the reduction, the report confirms that the Council has a housing land supply equivalent to 5.26 years' supply of deliverable sites for one year, ie until 31st October 2021.
All documents submitted to the Planning Inspectorate can be viewed via the links belowAnnual Position Statement 2020