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Planning Service: Authority Monitoring Report and Infrastructure Funding Statement

Meeting: 13/12/2022 - Cabinet (Item 11)

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This report presented the Annual Medway Authority Monitoring Report (AMR) 2022, which was set out at Appendix 1 to the report, which provided an assessment of development trends and wider social, economic and environmental indicators, together with progress on the preparation of the new Medway Local Plan.


A key measure reported in the AMR was the annual level of housebuilding in Medway, which was 1102 new homes being built in 2021-22. This was a continuation of the high rates over the last three years, however, it still fell short of the defined level of local housing needs for 1675 homes a year, following the standard method set by government.


The report also presented the Infrastructure Funding Statement (IFS) 2022, set out at Appendix 2, which set out details of funding agreed, received and spent through developer contributions, and proposed spend on infrastructure A full breakdown of contributions spent in 2021/22 was set out in the Infrastructure Funding Statement.








The Cabinet approved the Medway Authority Monitoring Report 2022, as set out at Appendix 1, and referenced at paragraph 4.1 of the Cabinet report, for publication.




To comply with the duty to compile and publish a planning monitoring report.


To satisfy the requirement to annually publish an Infrastructure Funding Statement.