Welsh Government - TAN 1 Consultation

Technical Advice Note (TAN) 1: Temporary dis-application of paragraph 6.2

The planning policy requires local planning authorities to maintain a 5-year supply of deliverable land for housing, based on meeting the housing requirements set out in Local Development Plans (Planning Policy Wales, paragraph 9.2.3). Local planning authorities without a 5-year housing land supply are liable to receive speculative planning applications for housing.

Welsh Government propose to dis-apply the entire paragraph 6.2 of TAN 1. This will remove the reference to attaching “considerable” weight to the lack of a 5-year housing land supply as a material consideration in determining planning applications for housing.

The closing date for this consultation is Thursday 21st June.  Please click the link for further details on the consultation and how to respond.


Sarah Hughes