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13. Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment

Background

The Government requires each local authority in England to produce a Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA), to help inform preparation of the Local Development Framework (LDF). The SHLAA serves two key functions:

  • It identifies sites with the potential to be developed for housing, estimates the number of dwellings that could be built and assesses when this is likely to happen;
  • It assesses the 5 year housing supply of housing sites in accordance with government policy.

In the course of preparing the SHLAA, the Council has worked in partnership with other local authorities in the Exeter Housing Market Area, which incorporates East Devon District Council, Mid Devon District Council, Teignbridge District Council and the Dartmoor National Park Authority.

SHLAA Methodology

A joint methodology sets out how the SHLAA process is undertaken in the Exeter Housing Market Area.  The current version of the Methodology, updated to take account of national planning policy, can be found below:

Exeter HMA SHLAA Methodology [381kb]

Revised 2015 SHLAA

The Revised 2015 SHLAA Report and its Appendices can be viewed below.  The views of the SHLAA Panel on the revised site assessments contained in Appendix 4 are awaited.

 Appendix 4 - Assessment of sites and broad locations (part1 Rev) [6Mb]
 Appendix 4 - Assessment of sites and broad locations (part 2 Rev) [3Mb]
 Appendix 4 - Assessment of sites and broad locations (part 3 Rev) [2Mb]
 Appendix 5 - Schedules and Housing Trajectory (Revised) [427kb]
 SHLAA Report (Revised) [215kb]

2015 SHLAA

The 2015 SHLAA Report, plus its appendices, can be viewed below:

 SHLAA Report [214kb] 
 Appendix 4 - Assessment of Sites and Broad Locations (part 1) [3Mb]
 Appendix 4 - Assessment of Sites and Broad Locations (part 2) [3Mb]
 Appendix 4 - Assessment of Sites and Broad Locations (part 3) [2Mb]
 Appendix 5 - Schedules and Trajectory [418kb]

REVISED 2013 SHLAA

The revised 2013 SHLAA report and its Appendices can be viewed below:
SHLAA Report Dec 2013 [516kb]
Appendix 3 Assessment of sites without planning permission - Part A [2Mb]
Appendix 3 Assessment of sites without planning permission - Part B [2Mb]
Appendix 3 Assessment of sites without planning permission - Part C [2Mb]
Appendix 4 Schedules and Trajectory [373kb]
SHLAA Methodology [372kb]

2013 SHLAA

The 2013 SHLAA report and its appendices can be viewed below.
SHLAA Report [582kb]


Appendix 3 (in 3 parts) contains an assessment of site suitability, given the constraints and relevant policies
Appendix 3 - Assessment of sites without planning permission - Part A [2Mb]
Appendix 3 - Assessment of sites without planning permission - Part B [2Mb]
Appendix 3 - Assessment of sites without planning permission - Part C [2Mb]
Appendix 4 - Schedules and trajectory [376kb] 

2010 SHLAA

The Council completed its second SHLAA in December 2010. This document and its Appendices can be viewed below:
SHLAA 2010 Report [18Mb] 
SHLAA 2010 Appendix 3 - Assessment of sites without planning permission [10Mb] (contains an assessment of sites suitability for development, given the constraints and relevant policies)
SHLAA 2010 Appendix 4 - Schedules and trajectory [357kb]

2009 SHLAA

Exeter's first SHLAA was completed in August 2009.

SHLAA main report 2009

Appendix A: Methodology for SHLAAs in the Exeter sub region

Appendix B: Self assessment of soundness

Appendix C: Assessment of sites without planning permission

Appendix Di: Schedule of sites without planning permission - market conditions

Appendix Dii: Schedule of sites without planning permission - normal market conditions

Appendix Ei: Schedule of sites with planning permission - market conditions

Appendix Eii: Schedule of sites with planning permission - normal market conditions

Appendix F: Model to assess the deliverability of sites with planning permission

Appendix G: Evidence to support departure from methodology's gross and net ratios

Appendix H: Unavailable sites

Appendix I: Assessment of broad locations

Appendix Ji: SHLAA trajectory chart - market conditions

Appendix Ji: SHLAA trajectory table - market conditions

Appendix Jii: SHLAA trajectory chart - normal market conditions

Appendix Jii: SHLAA trajectory table - normal market conditions

SHLAA methodology

In the course of preparing the SHLAA, the Council has worked in partnership with the local authorities of the Exeter Housing Market Area Sub-Region. In addition to Exeter City Council, these comprise the Dartmoor National Park Authority, East Devon District Council, Mid Devon District Council, Teignbridge District Council and Devon County Council. A joint Methodology has been prepared, outlining all SHLAAs will be produced in the sub-region. The document can be viewed here.
SHLAA Methodology _Revised 2011 [1Mb]

Notes from Exeter SHLAA Panel Meetings

Notes from Panel meetings relating to the Exeter SHLAA can be viewed below:

SHLAA 2015 [395kb]
SHLAA MEETING 2012 [35kb]
SHLAA MEETINGS 2010 [300kb]
SHLAA MEETINGS 2008 [172kb]