Planning Obligations SPD
Chapter 13: Leicestershire County Council Services
13.1. The County Council is a local planning authority in its own right and therefore is legally able to enter into and enforce a S106 obligation or agreement. The County Council will assess infrastructure needs and make requests for S106 developer contributions in relation to the following services:
- Adult social care and health;
- Civic amenity/waste management;
- Economic growth;
- Highways & transportation;
- Library service;
- Sports and recreation;
- Community safety; and
- Public health.
13.2. The Leicestershire Planning Obligations Policy was adopted by the County Council in December 2014 to set out its own approach to planning obligations having been revised in the light of changing circumstance such as the introduction the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), the National Planning Practice Guidance (NPPG), the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Regulations.
13.3. The document is appended to this document so that it forms part of this Harborough District Council's Planning Obligations Supplementary Planning Document (Appendix 2) and is afforded the status.
13.4. The document explains the level and type of infrastructure which would be expected to address the impacts of development in order to make it acceptable in planning terms and to set out clearly the standard requirements the County Council may seek to mitigate the impacts of new development.
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