Issue details

The Council is required to understand housing needs for the extended Local Plan period and to fully explore the avenues that might justify the exceptional approach of departing from the Standard Methodology set out in Government guidance.
Due to the sensitivities around this piece of work, it is imperative to award this work to a company without a conflicting interest and with a knowledge of the unique demographic and economic factors that have influenced objectively-assessed housing need calculations previously

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/04/2024

Decision due: 29 Feb 2024 by Director (Planning)

Contact: Gary Guiver, Director (Planning) Email: Email:


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