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What you need to know about planning obligations

Sometimes it’s necessary to pay extra sums of money to your local council to secure planning permission via what is known as a planning obligation. This will lead to additional costs before any work even starts on site, plus it can cause delays to the planning process. So the question is, what does a planning obligation mean for your project – is it helpful or a burden, can its impact be reduced or avoided, can you get rid of it and what if you’re buying a property that already has one attached to it?

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