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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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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Community Infrastructure Levy maps

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.

CIL In Depth

CIL Watch: levy receipts for Crossrail project start to rocket after a slow start

CIL Watch: levy receipts for Crossrail project start to rocket after a slow start

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.

Housing Cash Incentives - Boles' beneficiaries

Housing Cash Incentives - Boles' beneficiaries

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.

Viability: Five key tests

Viability: Five key tests

With councils now responsible for the deliverability of their plans, Michael Donnelly analyses how local authorities can ensure that these meet viability requirements.

Leading the charge

Leading the charge

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.