DCLG has published a guide to support changes to the Growth and Infrastructure Act 2013, which contains more detailed information on what is needed to change the provision of affordable housing in a Section 106 commitment and assess change requests. It is a guide to the format of the application, complaint and evidence; in particular the necessary evidence of viability and how it should be assessed. All Section 106 agreements and unilateral commitments are available for download via our online map. Any agreement under Section 106 is attached to a particular building permit and so you can search for a particular agreement by entering the construction application number in the search tool. A Section 106 (S106) agreement is a contract of engagement between a developer, a landowner and a local planning authority (LPA). It can be linked to a building permit to make acceptable an evolution that would otherwise be unacceptable from a planning point of view. According to the agreement, developers make their contributions under Article 106, when the fieldwork begins, is completed or the page is occupied. These new application and appeal procedures do not replace existing powers to renegotiate section 106 agreements on a voluntary basis. In addition, with respect to affordable housing, this provision does not replace provisions to amend an obligation established by the 1992 regulations and updated by the 2013 regulations (see above). If the agreement is not available, please contact representative S106 to request a copy. Instructions for searching for Agreements under Section 106 by Construction Application Number are available in Section 106 Financial Transparency Schedule november 2017 (pdf). The obligation can be either a bilateral agreement between us and the owner of the land, or unilateral commitments of the owner or developer of the land. The scope of these agreements must meet the following three tests provided for in the 2010 Eu Infrastructure Regulations: legal controls on the use of an s106 agreement are defined in Regulations 122 and 123 of the 2010 Eu Infrastructure Tax Regulations, as they are in force.

These agreements allow us to enter into a legally binding planning obligation with a developer as part of the granting of the building permit. £730 (this is the minimum tax. More complex agreements may mean an increase in royalty). In order to avoid any delay in requesting copy documents, we continuously provide as much information online as possible to all our customers. Please check public access to all necessary documents before asking a copy question. The law provides that planning obligations may be modified or fulfilled by an agreement between the AAA and all persons against whom an obligation is applicable. The modification or discharge agreement must take the form of an act. All decision notices and application files are available free of charge in our online planning register. If you would like us to copy it for you, the following fees will be charged: If you need a copy of an agreement under Section 106, you can do so We do not provide copies of decision notifications and closure certificates for building control. You will find all the necessary information in My Property in the Building Control section. The details and data indicated here are sufficient information for the sale of a property.

In terms of developer contributions, Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) has not replaced the Section 106 agreements and the introduction of CIL has resulted in a strengthening of the 106 tests. S106 agreements should focus on the specific risk reduction needed for new development with respect to developer contributions. . . .