CIL & Finance
Essential Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL), 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.
Sign up for our new CIL Watch email bulletin.Page Title RSS feed
Almost two-thirds of councils say the National Planning Policy Framework's (NPPF's) viability test has thwarted their ability to secure adequate affordable housing for their area, according to a new survey.2 comments
- Senior Planner (Development Management) Richmond and Wandsworth Councils Richmond upon Thames, London (Greater)
- Planner (Development Management)- Wandsworth Richmond and Wandsworth Councils Wandsworth, London (Greater)
- Planner (Development Management)- Richmond and Wandsworth Councils Twickenham, London (Greater)
- Planner London Borough of Bromley Bromley
- Head of Development Horsham District Council Horsham, West Sussex
More than 200 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.
Supporters of proposals to replace the Community Infrastructure Levy with a low-level charge say that new figures demonstrating the success of a pan-London levy set up to raise funds for the Crossrail project serve to bolster rather than undermine their case.
A system put forward by a government-commissioned review to replace the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) would see all development face a low-level charge, with no - or very few - exemptions, the removal of the need for an examination process, and a mandatory requirement placed on town halls to adopt the new mechanism.
News that an examiner has endorsed Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) proposals brought forward by a group of Worcestershire authorities features in the latest CIL Watch update.
A handful of charging authorities are working up plans to introduce revised versions of their Community Infrastructure Levy charging schedules, but experts warn that others may be reluctant to follow suit despite the potential for raising additional funding for local infrastructure.