Land ownership and covenants

You will need to establish that sufficient ownership of land (or rights over land owned by others) exists to enable your scheme to proceed and to subsequently operate and manage it. Land may be subject to restrictions on development or use.

Examples of such restrictions include covenants in title documents for the land (enforceable terms between parties) restricting development or use. There may be rights of way across the land. Engage professional advisors who will be able to look into and advise you further as to whether or not such considerations apply to the land relevant to your scheme.

Useful references and links

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Last date edited: 22 July 2015