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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.

Our Developer Contributions Supplementary Planning Document (PDF) [826KB] for Uttlesford was adopted on 16 March 2023. This sets out how we will seek contributions from developers via planning obligations.

Search for planning obligations (section 106 agreements)

Find developer contributions information from section 106 agreements for your parish, ward or the whole district area

Spending section 106 funds

How funds raised from s106 agreements are spent, how we monitor this spending and where you can keep updated with what types of infrastructure the funding relates to

Pay a section 106 charge

How to pay a s106 charge