In terms of Section 17 of The Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 and the Security for Private
Roadworks (Scotland) Regulations 1985 developers are required to make financial
provision with the local Roads Authority in order to safeguard the completion of
housing development roads which are the subject of a Construction Consent.
The 1985 regulations were established, under the powers in the Roads (Scotland)
Act 1984, to protect the purchaser of a new house if a developer defaults by failing
to complete the road serving the property. The regulations require that developers
should lodge security in the form of a road bond with the local
roads authority; this is to ensure that funds
It should be noted that no building work can commence until such
securities have been lodged.
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