Section 106 Agreement Viability Assessment
December 16th, 2020
December 16th, 2020
www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1990/8/section/106 The fee is intended to cover our costs when appointing an independent professional to evaluate the evaluation presented and all other necessary evaluations. The terms of contributions to the shuttle should be part of discussions between a developer and a local planning authority and reflected in any planning commitment agreement. Agreements should include clauses indicating when the local planning authority should be informed of the completion of units as part of development and when funds should be disbursed. Both parties can use the issuance of a planning certificate (a certificate of completion when issued by a local authority and a certificate of approval issued by a certified inspector) as a trigger for payment. We are appointed by a large number of parties, including landowners, developers, developers, home builders, local authorities and others. In some cases, we are jointly appointed by applicants and local planning authorities, particularly when the issue is complex or sensitive. Our independence helps to create a strong position of viability, especially in the event of an appeal. Planning obligations can be renegotiated at any time if the local planning authority and the proponent agree, but informal negotiations often stall and lead nowhere. S106A provides for a more formal schedule that requires a decision in 8 weeks. Each year`s agreements can be amended and will be successful if they either no longer serve a useful purpose or if the revised proposed conditions serve the original purpose as effectively as the original act. If the planning requirement is more than 5 years, the application may be the subject of a routine call for planning inspection.
Recent agreements can only be challenged through the judicial review process, which is a realistic option only in the most valuable cases. In practice, the review “no longer constitutes a reasonable planning objective” is liberal, making these applications very unreliable. Legislation can be found on this link: The Government 2018 Guidance Planning Policy gives a concise answer to this question: The cost-effectiveness assessment is a process of assessing the financial viability of a site by checking whether the value generated by a development is more than the reference value country value. It examines key elements of gross development value, costs, existing land value, landowner premium and developer performance. S106 Management`s profitability reports use industry-specific tools such as The Housing Corporation Economic Appearing Tool (HCEAT), the Three Dragons Development Appraisal Tool Kit and the Greater London Authority Housing Affordable Toolkit (GLA Toolkit) to accurately visualize the viability of a system and assess whether S106 contributions reduce profit margins below the generally accepted 15-20%.