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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A council's decision to require developers to disclose unredacted viability details where schemes fall short of its affordable housing target could boost affordable housing delivery, but might lead to attempts from applicants to game the system, experts say.
- EIA Project Manager Princ / AD Top planning consultancy JSM Associates London
- Senior Planner, East Midlands JSM Associates East Midlands
- Senior Planner, West Midlands JSM Associates Birmingham
- Senior Planner, Leeds JSM Associates Leeds
- Planner/Senior Planner JSM Associates Southampton, Hampshire
More than 190 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.
An independent group conducting a review of the community infrastructure levy (CIL) has issued a questionnaire to asses the extent to which CIL does or can provide an effective mechanism for funding infrastructure.
Viability constraints mean that Treasury proposals for a city-regional Community Infrastructure Levy for Greater Manchester may generate only modest receipts, according to experts.
A council and developer have agreed to revise the structure of a section 106 agreement for a major scheme in Lancashire in response to new rules restricting the use of pooled infrastructure contributions.
In March 2015, the Government announced it had appointed a research team to consider the impact of the Community Infrastructure Levy and provide an evidence base to inform a review of Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) later this year. In this article, Bond Dickinson examines some of the issues that perhaps need to be fixed.
The Federation of Small Businesses says that small sites cost more to develop, but planners point out councils leave a substantial 'buffer' when setting infrastructure levy rates to ensure schemes stay viable.