Annual Position Statement

The Annual Position Statement sets out the 5 year housing land position for South Kesteven District Council

Annual Position Statement 2022

Current Status

Submission of the South Kesteven Annual Position Statement - 31st July 2022.

The South Kesteven Local Plan was adopted on 30th January 2020 and the Council submitted an Annual Position Statement in 2020 and 2021. The Council's current Annual Position Statement remains in place until 31st October 2022.

South Kesteven District Council submitted the 2022 Annual Position Statement by the 31st July 2022 deadline to the Planning Inspectorate, along with supporting evidence. A 2022 Annual Position Statement is a subsequent statement under the provisions of paragraph 74 of the framework.

The Annual Position Statement sets out the 5 year housing land position statement as at 1 April 2022 and was prepared in consultation with developers, landowners and key stakeholders.

The Planning Inspectorate will now consider the Annual Position Statement, evidence and representations submitted, and make a recommendation relating to the five year supply position for South Kesteven. A decision is expected in October 2022.

All documents submitted to the Planning Inspectorate can be viewed via the links below

Click here for the - Annual Position Statement 2022



Previous Consultation

Draft Annual Position Statement and Statement of Engagement 6th June 2022 - 1st July 2022

Consultation on the draft APS and Statement of Engagement took place between Monday 6th June 2022 and Friday 1st July 2022. Developers and others who have an impact on delivery were invited to comment on the draft APS and Statement of Engagement, the consultation was also open to all.

All representations received have been sent to the Planning Inspectorate as part of the Council's submission.

The consultation documents and the distributed response form can be found below



Developer Engagement Consultation - 4th April 2022 - 25th April 2022

On the 4th April 2022 the Council distributed 'Housing Deliverability Requests for Information' forms to landowners/developers/agents of sites within our housing land supply with capacity of 10 or more 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 closed on the 25th April 2022.  A template of the distributed form can be found below;

Annual Position Statement - Housing Deliverability Request for Information



The Annual Position Statement indicative timetable is set out below.


Indicative timeframe

Deliverability form consultation with Landowners/Developers/Agents

4th April 2022 - 25th April 2022

Preparation of Draft Annual Position Statement

April - May 2022

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

6th June - 1st July 2022

Submission of Annual Position Statement to the Planning Inspectorate

31st July 2022


Previous Annual Position Statements 

Annual Position Statement 2021

Annual Position Statement 2020