Section 106 Agreements

Planning obligations under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended), commonly known as Section 106 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.

If you require a copy or any information regarding a Section 106 Agreement, please contact

Standard Section 106 Agreements

The Staffordshire Local Planning Authorities, including the County Council, have come together to produce a standardised template for Section 106 Agreements across Staffordshire. We have committed to publicising this upfront so applicants are clear what documentation we require them to complete as part of the application process. This will reduce delays and costs for applicants and simplify the planning process.

The standard template has optional schedules which will be applied according to the nature of any proposed development. We do not envisage entering into dialogue with applicants with regards to amendments to the main body of the obligation, other than removing references which are plainly not applicable, as the template has been agreed by the County Council and other planning authorities.


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