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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More than £240 million of Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) cash has been secured towards the cost of London's east-west Crossrail link by charging authorities in the capital, but the sums collected vary considerably, according to figures seen by Planning.
- Town Planners – various levels Capita Barnet (City/Town), London (Greater)
- Team Manager (Development Management) X2 Bristol City Council City Hall, College Green, Bristol
- Planning Officer/ Senior Planner - 12 Month Contract Oyster Partnership Berkshire
- Planner/Senior Planner, Newcastle JSM Associates Newcastle upon Tyne
- Planning Officer - Development Control Osborne Richardson South East London
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.
Delegates at this month's National Planning Summit, held in London and organised by Planning, heard speakers discuss the implications of changes to the planning system.
Three key recent Community Infrastructure Levy-related developments, including news that a planning inspector has dismissed an appeal against a council's decision not to exempt the developer of a self-build home from the levy.
A High Court ruling confirms that town halls cannot group planning permissions together when deciding whether development should be charged the Community Infrastructure Levy, according to legal experts.
Evidence submitted to a government-commissioned panel reviewing the operation of the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) raises questions over whether there is sufficient transparency in how councils set their charges and spend receipts.