Cost Of Section 278 Agreement

If the promoter does not make agreed payments or if the work is not carried out in accordance with the agreement, the motorway authority has the power to close access to the site. A Section 278 agreement allows third-party work on the public highway on approved design and construction standards to mitigate the effects of development. Royalties are calculated on the basis of the estimated total cost of work on a slippery scale. The design of the construction will be defined during the design phase, including the type of crossing required to allow access to the public highway, as well as the proposed configuration of inland roads. Once the building permit has been obtained, the local planning authority cannot refuse to enter into an agreement for the developer to carry out the necessary road works to facilitate their development, provided that all appropriate planning and safety standards are fully respected and respected. Conditions for the person to pay all or part of the cost of the work that can be fixed or fixed in accordance with the agreement. The charges amount to 8.5% of the total estimated cost of labour, based on the motorway authority`s current roadmap for new roads. An application for agreement under Section 278 can only be processed after the building permit has been granted for full or reserved matters. A pre-candidate is possible for the payment of our fees. The contractor and developer designer are required to complete our standard warranty for the work after the section 278 agreement is concluded. The document is prepared by the lawyer of the local highway authority and issued to the developer`s lawyer in the form of design. The details of the agreement will then be agreed before the final document is finalized and signed by both parties before the start of field work.

Salvatore Amico, Partner and Head of Town – Country Planning, has this advice to offer: “These agreements require a thorough and detailed approach. The specifications of all highway works and the conditions associated with all links must be precise and precise. We always strive to protect the interests of our clients and to ensure that their commitments are clear, so that there is no room for disagreement at a later stage. In addition, land ownership or title issues are also common features of these agreements and we provide them with the necessary expertise. Please note that the following taxes and charges are estimates and may vary depending on the technical complexity and size of the change. We confirm our estimate of the fees you must pay before granting the section 278 agreement.