Research and analysis

Section 106 planning obligations and the Community Infrastructure Levy in England, 2016 to 2017: report of study

This study looks at the use of developer contributions in England, updating evidence from previous studies.

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Section 106 planning obligations and the Community Infrastructure Levy in England, 2016 to 2017: report of study

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Details

This department commissioned research into the extent and value of agreed planning obligations (also known as section 106 agreements) and CIL levied in England in 2016 to 2017. This work built upon 4 previous studies covering 2003 to 2004, 2005 to 2006, 2007 to 2008 and 2011 to 2012.

The study:

  • updates the evidence on the current value and incidence of planning obligations
  • investigates the relationship between CIL and S106
  • investigates the negotiation processes involved with section 106 and delays to the planning process
  • explores the monitoring and transparency of developer contributions
Published 5 March 2018