Section
106 & 278


Edburton is extremely proud to be considered one of the few civil contractors in the South East certified to carry out works which adhere to Section 106 & 278.

Under both of these agreements, Edburton in the role of the developer, plays an essential part in the entire process from start to finish.

A summary of what these local authority agreements entail is below:

Planning obligations under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, commonly known as s106 agreements, are a mechanism which make a development proposal acceptable in planning terms, that would not otherwise be acceptable. Section 106 agreements are drafted when it is considered that a development will have significant impacts on the local area that cannot be moderated by means of conditions attached to a planning decision.

The section 278 agreement is a legally binding document between the Local Highway Authority and the developer to ensure that the work to be carried out on the highway is completed to the standards and satisfaction of the Local Highway Authority. The agreement details what the requirements of both the Local Highway Authority and developer are to ensure that the proposed works are carried out in accordance with the approved drawings. It also details how the Local Highway Authority may act should the developer fail to complete the works.