The Council has produced an Annual Position Statement (APS), setting out its five-year housing land supply, in line with paragraph 74 of the National Planning Policy Framework. The APS has been produced with engagement from developers and agents regarding expected delivery of new homes on sites. The APS was submitted to the Planning Inspectorate on 31st July 2020.
The Planning Inspectorate issued its report on 27th October 2020. The report confirms that the Council has a housing land supply equivalent to 5.13 years’ supply of deliverable sites. The Inspector’s Report can be found through the link here: Inspector’s Report on the Fylde APS.
The APS incorporating the recommendations of the Inspector on site delivery, and including the Inspector’s report, can be found through the link here: Five-Year housing land supply Annual Position Statement.
The APS concludes that the Council has a 5-year housing land supply, for the purposes of decision-taking, until 31st October 2021.