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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One of the North West's major landowning companies has failed in the first legal challenge to be heard against a local authority's Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) charging schedule.
- Development Management Officer London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Dagenham, London (Greater) / Barking, London (Greater)
- Development Control Planner Oyster Partnership West Midlands Region / Worcestershire
- Planning Enforcement Officer Southwark Council Southwark, London (Greater)
- Experienced Senior Environmental Planner The Landscape Partnership Norwich
- Planners (Career Graded posts) Reading Borough Council Reading, Berkshire
More than 100 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.
The amount collected through a development tax to go towards the cost of London's east-west Crossrail link has rocketed during the current financial year after a slow start in 2012, it has emerged.
Giving neighbourhoods up to a quarter of CIL proceeds will make some parishes rich without accepting any more housebuilding than they had already been allocated, reports Colin Marrs.
With councils now responsible for the deliverability of their plans, Michael Donnelly analyses how local authorities can ensure that these meet viability requirements.
Five councils now have a Community Infrastructure Levy in place. Jamie Carpenter assesses the issues they faced, how they were overcome and what other authorities can learn from their experience.