Decision details

First Homes - Interim Policy Position

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes




1.  That the First Homes interim policy position recommended in the report is adopted.

2.  That the Head of Housing & Environmental Health in consultation with the Head of Planning Policy & Economic Development, Housing & Environmental Health Portfolio Holder and the Planning Portfolio Holder be given delegated authority to:

a.  Prepare and publish a First Homes policy encapsulating the requirements of First Homes Planning Practice Guidance and the recommendations set out at paragraph 5 of this report, and

b.  To amend that policy in response to legislation or governmental guidance on First Homes delivery.

Publication date: 27/10/2021

Date of decision: 27/10/2021

Decided at meeting: 27/10/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 05/11/2021

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