278 Agreement Highways

Geplaatst door MCautreels op 7 april 2021

Read the Kent Design Guide – Section 278 Agreement (PDF, 978.1 KB) for more information on the agreement. Although the Council is involved throughout the discussion of the plans and their timing with the developing parties, the final decision is to continue with a program and reach an agreement, that of the developer, and the Commission has no control over it. For further questions about the S78 agreements, please email DevelopmentAgreements@kent.gov.uk. 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. 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.┬áIn cases where a highway system requires real estate developers to set up land under their control to accept it as public highways, please refer to Section 38 of the agreements. 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. An agreement under Section 278 of the Highways Act 1980 allows a developer to carry out upgrades on the public highway. It ensures that the work is completed in accordance with our standards and in accordance with the building permit issued. The development planning request generally defines the principles of the work required.

The motorway authority cannot then refuse to enter into an agreement for the promoter to carry out the authorized work as long as the work complies with the appropriate standards. To obtain these improvements, the proponent must obtain permission from the highway authority for detailed work planning and reach an agreement defining how the work is to be delivered. An S278 contract is used for a long time to enable the development of the existing road network. However, it can also be used to improve the motorway network needed by development or to contribute to future work on the wider network of motorways. A Section 278 (or S278) agreement is a section of Highway 1980 that allows developers to enter into a legal agreement with the Council (as a Highway Authority) to make permanent modifications or improvements to a public highway as part of a plan. The procedure required to reach an agreement can take time and time, and it is therefore desirable to get in touch as soon as possible with the authority of the motorways. Here you can find information on agreements with the Secretary of State for Transportation under Section 278 of the Highways Act 1980. The agreement between the motorway authority and the developer is called the agreement section 278 and can be used articles such as: If the developer concludes the agreement to provide work instead of simply contributing to other work, they will be responsible for the design of the work to the satisfaction of the Council. A S278 agreement generally includes one or more of the following paragraphs: Section 278 of the Highways Act 1980 allows a developer to carry out work on the public highway. This is generally necessary when the building permit has been issued for a building requiring improvements or modifications on public highways.

Section 278 is the part of Highway 1980 that allows a motorway authority to reach an agreement with a third party regarding improvements to the existing public highway. In our region, the relevant road authorities are usually the Cornwall Council, but work on the A30 or A38 must be approved by Highways England, which acts on behalf of the Transport Minister.


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