CIL & Finance
The information centre for Community Infrastructure Levy, planning obligations and finance information. Find the latest details of councils' levy plans in our live table, and read the latest updates and news analysis from around the country.
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Labour leader Ed Miliband has pledged to give first-time buyers who have lived in an area for more than three years 'first call' on up to half of homes built in their area.1 comment
- Senior Planning Officer Macdonald & Co Tyne and Wear
- Programme Director Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce & Industry Ltd Staffordshire
- Assistant Policy Planner Brentwood Borough Council Brentwood, Essex
- Senior Spatial Planning Officer St Albans District Council St Albans, Hertfordshire
- Conservation Officer Rother District Council East Sussex
More than 180 local authorities in England and Wales have published Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) plans for consultation. Use the interactive maps below to view councils' progress in implementing CIL and the rates they are proposing to charge.
Guidance on the Community Infrastructure Levy was added to the planning practice guidance web-based resource on 12 June 2014. This replaced the stand-alone guidance that was published in PDF format when amendments to the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations came into effect in February 2014.
A recent High Court judgement provided a clarification on the definition of 'lawful use' in Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) regulations, but developers might be disappointed at the rigid line taken.
A Devon council's Community Infrastructure Levy proposals make specific reference to retaining section 106 contributions alongside those from the levy.
Nearly 300 affordable homes have been lost from section 106 deals under an appeal mechanism introduced two years ago, but take-up is much lower than the government expected.
An official report on the first two years of a pan-London development tariff reveals that it is on course to exceed predicted revenues, but says little on the impact of the charge.