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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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CIL Watch: who's charging what?

CIL Watch: who's charging what?

Want to know whether your local authority has published Community Infrastructure Levy proposals? Our live table includes the latest details of councils' levy plans, including a breakdown of charges by development type.

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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.

CIL Policy & Legislation Documents

Community Infrastructure Levy guidance

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.

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CIL In Depth

Why London's mayoral development levy could provide extra Crossrail cash

Why London's mayoral development levy could provide extra Crossrail cash

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.

Changing charges: how s106 changes will affect councils

Changing charges: how s106 changes will affect councils

Legislation due to come into effect this year complicates matters for councils wanting to use developer contributions for infrastructure, says Jonathan Tilley.

Why examiners are slashing CIL rates on strategic sites

Why examiners are slashing CIL rates on strategic sites

An examiner has told a west London borough not to charge Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) in its main strategic development area, warning that it could make the site unviable.

Exemption may widen scope for levy

Exemption may widen scope for levy

New planning guidance that removes affordable housing obligations from small-scale residential developments is likely to have the consequence of increasing such schemes' liability for Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) charges, according to experts.


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