Section 106 agreements

Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 allows a local planning authority, like Newport City Council, to enter into a legally binding agreement, or planning obligation, with a landowner as part of the granting of planning permission.

Glan Llyn Primary School

Glan Lyn Primary School

The obligation is termed a section 106 (or S106) agreement.

The agreements are a way of delivering or addressing matters that are necessary to make a development acceptable in planning terms.

Langstone Primary

Langstone Primary School

They can be used to support the provision of services and infrastructure such as highways, recreational facilities, education, health and affordable housing.

Pentrepoeth Primary School

Pentrepoeth Primary School

We charge developers a contribution depending on the size and number of dwellings being built and the money is used to develop facilities to support the additional residents living in the community.

Section 106 Reports

Download Section 106 Report 2022-2023 (pdf)