Section 106 agreements and unilateral undertakings

Open space contributions - commercial development

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New commercial development (Class B1, B2 or B8) over 1,000 sq m will be required to make a contribution towards casual or informal open space and outdoor sports provision. The amount of provision and/or financial obligation will be based on the amount of gross floor space and an assumed employment density for each type of use.

Contribution = £176.87 x net increase in floorspace ÷ floorspace per employee.

Please note that the £ multiplier is the cost per employee which was calculated in the Open Space SPD and is updated annually in line with the Retail Price Index (latest figure April 2017).

To request an Undertaking for this purpose please complete the S.106 Request Form (Commercial) and view the accompanying Guidance Notes.  Legal fees and monitoring fees will be payable to the District Council.