Planning obligations (section 106 agreements)
Find out about planning obligations and section 106 agreements.
Planning obligations or Section 106 agreements (Town and Country Planning Act 1990) are legal agreements that are sometimes attached to a planning permission to make the development acceptable in planning terms or restricts what can be done with land following planning permission being granted.
Examples of obligations include:
- affordable housing
- green space provision
- providing educational facilities
- traffic calming measures or road improvements
- public transport contributions
- NHS contributions
- local employment initiatives
You can find out about planning obligations on the Planning Portal website.