Compulsory acquisition - private property

What every property owner and occupier should know.

Compulsory purchase and statutory rights is when the government, local council or utility company has the legal right to buy or take rights over your private property if it falls within a public or private construction project such as:

  • Airport expansions
  • Housing developments
  • Electricity pylons and cables
  • Flood defence works
  • Sewer, water or gas pipe schemes
  • Rail or road building projects

For more information please contact us.

Contact: East Northamptonshire Council - Planning Services

e-mail: planning@east-northamptonshire.gov.uk

Duty Planner contact details: 01832 742225 (9am to 1pm only)