Training course

Highways & Development

16 April 2018
10:00 - 16:00
DLA Piper LLP, London

3 Noble Street, London, EC2V 7EE

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This course is essential to all who are interested in the development process including Highways Engineers, Planning Officers, Surveyors and Lawyers.

This course will help you to:

  • Understand the key planning concepts that relate to highways matters
  • Understand the different types of highway agreements and key practical and drafting points
  • Learn from the expert Highways and Planning solicitor and popular trainer, Tom Graham

This course will cover:

  • Planning applications: Overview of key planning procedures; identification of highway issues; highway matters as material considerations
  • Planning conditions: How they can cover highways matters. "Grampian Type conditions". When are conditions defective?
  • The Advance Payments Code: A brief overview
  • Section 38 agreements: What do they do? Problem areas. Drafting tips. Bonding agreements. The "dedication" and "adoption" of highways
  • Section 278 agreements: Often talked about but rarely understood. What do they cover? What are the Highway Authority‚Äôs obligations? The "Powergen" case. What is the inherent conflict between developer and the Highway Authority and how can it be managed?
  • Indemnities: It is essential that the local highway authority secures indemnities from the developer to cover not only third party claims but also statutory compensation, but this area is often overlooked.
  • Section 106 agreements: How can they cover highways issues? What are the key considerations?
  • Community Infrastructure Levy: an outline
  • Workplace Parking Levy: an outline

Highways & Development

16 April 2018 | 10:00 - 16:00

£215 +VAT

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