[106 Planning obligations]
[106 Planning obligations]

[(1)     Any person interested in land in the area of a local planning authority may, by agreement or otherwise, enter into an obligation (referred to in this section and sections 106A [to 106C] [, sections 106A to 106C and Schedule 9A] as “a planning obligation”), enforceable to the extent mentioned in subsection (3)—

(a)     restricting the development or use of the land in any specified way;

(b)     requiring specified operations or activities to be carried out in, on, under or over the land;

(c)     requiring the land to be used in any specified way; or

(d)     requiring a sum or sums to be paid to the authority [(or, in a case where section 2E applies, to the Greater London Authority)] on a specified date or dates or periodically.

[(1A)     In the case of a development consent obligation, the reference to development in subsection (1)(a) includes anything that constitutes development for the purposes of the Planning Act 2008.]

(2)     A planning obligation may—

(a)     be unconditional or subject to conditions;

(b)     impose any restriction or requirement mentioned in subsection (1)(a) to (c) either indefinitely or for such period or periods as may be specified; and