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Section 38 Agreements
An agreement with a developer under Section 38 of the Highways Act 1980 is required when a developer wishes the council to take over and maintain at the public expense (i.e. adopt) roads and footpaths. The purpose of this document is to help developers through the process of establishing a Section 38 Agreement with Newcastle City Council, setting out what developers can expect from the council, and what the council can expect from developers.