In designated rural areas, local planning authorities can instead set their own lower thresholds in plans and seek affordable housing from developments above this threshold. Designated rural areas apply to rural areas described in accordance with Section 157, paragraph 1 of the Housing Act 1985, which includes national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty. For the 2019/2020 financial year, any municipality that has received contributions to property developers (section 106 planning obligations or municipal infrastructure tax) must publish online, by 31 December 2020 and until 31 December, an online infrastructure financing plan. Infrastructure funding returns must cover the previous fiscal year from April 1 to March 31 (note that this differs from the fiscal year that runs from April 6 to April 5). Local planning authorities may consider including in their local list of obligations or planning conditions for Section 106 agreements. DCLG has published a guide to support changes to the Growth and Infrastructure Act 2013, which provides more detailed information on what is needed to modify and evaluate requests to amend the accessibility system in section 106. It is a guide to the form of the application, complaint and evidence; evidence of cost-effectiveness and how they should be assessed. Planning obligations are also commonly referred to as “section 106,” “s106″ and “contributions to developers,” in addition to road contributions and the community infrastructure tax. The government letter 05/2005 (Parab 50) advises local authorities to closely monitor all legal agreements.

We will levy a legal fee for the preparation, control and production of S106 agreements and unilateral obligations. This can be done through a planning contract entered into by an ampagone on the land and the local planning authority, in accordance with Section 106 of the City Planning and Planning Act 1990; either by a unilateral commitment made by a person interested in the land without the local planning authority. In order to collect data for infrastructure funding, local authorities are advised to monitor section 106 planning and collection data based on the government`s data format. 204. Planning obligations should only be requested if they fulfil all the following controls: in accordance with EU infrastructure tax regulations, any authority that receives a development contribution through the levy or planning obligations covered in paragraph 106 must establish a funding plan for infrastructure.