What are the principles to be applied when submitting the application? They are included in section 106A(6) of the 1990 Act. In essence, the Authority may either specify that, in accordance with the Regulations on the Community Infrastructure Tax, any authority which receives a development contribution through the contribution or planning obligations provided for in Article 106 must draw up a declaration of infrastructure financing. County councils are also part of it. DCLG has published a guide to support changes to the Growth and Infrastructure Act 2013, which contains more detailed information on what is needed to change the provision of affordable housing in a Section 106 commitment and assess change requests. It is a guide to the format of the application, complaint and evidence; in particular the necessary evidence of viability and how it should be assessed. Planners and decision-makers should take into account existing or planned/committed school capacities and verify whether they are sufficient to accommodate the proposed development in the relevant school space planning areas. . . .
06 Oct 2021