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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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.1 comment
- Senior Major Applications Planner Macdonald & Co London (Central), London (Greater)
- Development Control Officer Macdonald & Co London (Central), London (Greater)
- Planning Enforcement Officer Macdonald & Co London (Central), London (Greater)
- Senior Policy Planner Macdonald & Co Essex
- Senior Planner - Major Applications Macdonald & Co Essex
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.
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.
New research shows a drop in affordable housing delivery in council areas in which the Community Infrastructure Levy has been introduced. Mark Connell explores why this might be happening.
Examiner Keith Holland has endorsed charging schedules prepared by three authorities in west Northamptonshire, but has told two of the councils that their proposed rates for residential development in rural areas should be reduced.
CIL Watch: Newcastle and Gateshead consult on CIL plans after local plan delays hit earlier proposals
Details of new Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) proposals jointly worked up by Newcastle City Council and Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council after earlier plans stalled feature in the latest instalment of CIL Watch.
Only a quarter of councils are likely to have a Community Infrastructure Levy in place next month when new rules restricting use of section 106 contributions come into force, sparking concerns that development could stall.