5 year housing land supply

The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) requires local authorities to identify and maintain a supply of land to build new homes on for at least the next 5 years. We're required to share this information in an annual position statement.

The council previously published a statement setting out the housing land supply position in September 2023. Following the government’s update of the NPPF in December 2023 and a planning appeal decision in Stockport, the council has updated that statement. The housing land supply position statement sets out how we have calculated the supply of land within Stockport, the methodology, and assumptions used. It concludes that Stockport has a land supply of 3.78 years.

You can find the updated statement on the document page.