Planning obligations under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended), commonly known as S106 agreements, are a mechanism which make a development proposal acceptable in planning terms, that would not otherwise be acceptable. They are focused on site specific mitigation of the impact of development. S106 agreements are often referred to as 'developer contributions' along with highway contributions and the Community Infrastructure Levy

Making CIL work in 2016

These seminars were aimed at those that have a CIL or are working on the implementation of a CIL. The aim of the seminars is to learn from those that have done it. The presentations look at funding infrastructure including, the balance between s106 and CIL (reg 123 list) and practical implementation issues including: enforcement, appeals, spending, and governance

Effective use of S106

This section includes legal papers, checklists, clauses and model agreements. Use these materials to help ensure that your approach to S106 is effective.

S106 obligations overview

Learn about S106 legislation and guidance, including application and appeals.

Starter Homes Ministerial statement and PPG changes relating to S106 and CIL - March 2015

The Ministerial statement introduces a new government policy on starter homes and amends guidance on S106s. Here we outline some of the changes for you.

Speeding up S106s – March 2015 changes

The government has responded to the February consultation on measures to speed up the negotiation and agreement of S106; and on affordable housing contributions and student accommodation.

Events & Support

S106 obligations seminars – Effective use of S106

We're running a series of seminars focused on the legislations, guidance and case law including the relationship with other developer payments, existing good practice and practical approaches. Dates: Sheffield 16 July (more to be announced shortly).

Developer Payments: CIL, S106 agreements and Viability

PAS can help you to understand the relevance of viability, the role for the Community Infrastructure Levy and developer payments (S106 obligations). We can come to your authority (or group of authorities) to deliver a presentation, answer questions and discuss the issues.

PAS Bulletin

We have a monthly Bulletin, which brings you news of our latest support, case studies, events and muses.