Resolution of obligations disputes: Update 16 June 2016

Section 158 and schedule 13 allow for the secretary of state, following a request from an applicant or council, to bring in an "appointed person" to resolve issues holding up completion of planning agreements "if he thinks that the local planning authority would be likely to grant the application if satisfactory planning obligations were entered into, but not otherwise".

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