Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2018

28.

Development contributions and supplementary development contribution schemes

28. (1) Section 48 (which relates to development contributions) of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) in subsection (3A) (inserted by the Urban Regeneration and Housing Act 2015) by substituting the following for paragraph (b);

“(b) where the development comprises houses and one or more of those houses has not been rented, leased, occupied or sold,”,

and

(b) by substituting the following for subsection (3B) (as so inserted):

“(3B) Where a development referred to in subsection (3A) comprises houses one or more of which has not been rented, leased, occupied or sold the planning authority shall apply the change in the basis for the determination of the contribution referred to in that subsection only in respect of any house or houses that have not been rented, leased, occupied or sold.”.

(2) Section 48 (which relates to development contributions) of the Principal Act is amended in subsection (17)—

(a) by substituting the following for paragraph (c):

“(c) the provision of roads, car parks, car parking places, surface water sewers and flood relief work, and ancillary infrastructure,”,

and

(b) by substituting the following for paragraph (e):

“(e) the refurbishment, upgrading, enlargement or replacement of roads, car parks, car parking places, surface water sewers, flood relief work and ancillary infrastructure,”.

(3) Section 49 (which relates to supplementary development contribution schemes) of the Principal Act is amended in subsection (7) by substituting the following for paragraph (c):

“(c) the provision of new surface water sewers and ancillary infrastructure,”.