Charges for Section 106 Agreements
The Council operates a system of recharging applicants, owners and developers the cost of administrative and legal work involved with the preparation, negotiation and execution of Section 106 Agreements or Unilateral Obligations - (known as Planning Obligations under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 – as amended).
Planning permissions are sometimes granted subject to a Planning Obligation which can restrict the development or use of land in a specified way, require specified operations or activities to be carried out, require the land to be used in a specified way or requiring a sum or sums to be paid to the Council.
Charges with effect from 1 April 2011 to 31 March 2013
| Deed of Variations - fixed fee
| £230 plus VAT
| New Section 106 Agreements
| Re: Individual properties/householder applications
Others i.e. re affordable housing/landscape management
| £270 plus VAT
Charged at variable hourly rate based on actual time (min £800 plus VAT)
| Comments/approval of Unilateral Obligations
| Charged at variable hourly rate based on actual time (min £500 plus VAT)
The above charges will be subject to annual review.
All fees must be paid before completion of the subject Deed/Agreement and the release of the related planning permission.
(Revised with effect from 1 April 2011 – no change 1 April 2012)
If you can’t find the information that you are looking for on any of the planning pages, please e-mail us at
01895 837210 and 01895 837342