Planning obligations

Securing planning obligations

Applicants should seek advice from their case officer on what planning obligations may be sought. These will be determined on a case by case basis and will be levied in accordance with the legal tests below set out in the CIL Regulations 2010 (as amended).

Planning obligations must be:

  • necessary to make the development acceptable in planning terms
  • directly related to the development
  • fairly reasonably related in scale and kind to the development