Community infrastructure levy in Watford

S106 Legal Agreements

The Town and Country Planning Act (1990) allows a Local Planning Authority to enter a legally-binding agreement or planning obligation with a landowner in association with the granting of planning permission.  These agreements are a way of delivering or addressing matters that are necessary to make a development acceptable in planning terms.  

They are used to support the provision of services and infrastructure and set out what financial contributions will be paid to the council or what non-financial obligations they are required to meet.  

You can view most S106 agreements by using our CIL and S106 Database (PFM)

For information regarding compliance with obligations within a Section 106 Agreement, you need to make a request online.

Make a S106 payment

Important: Please quote ‘S106’ and the planning reference number and site address when paying.

Payment can be accepted by BACS/internet transfer to:

  • Account Name: Watford Borough Council
  • Account number 04042285
  • Sort Code 30-99-21

Alternatively, you can pay by card over the phone by calling 01923 226400.  

How is S106 money spent?

The Infrastruture Funding Statement (IFS) is an annual report which provides a summary of CIL and Section 106 receipts and expenditure.

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