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 local planning authorities are likely to seek to levy affordable housing contributions on small sites following an attempt by the Planning Inspectorate (PINS) to clarify the issue, according to experts.
- Head of Environmental Planning, Leeds JSM Associates Leeds
- Planning Officer Osborne Richardson South East London
- Assistant Planner / Planner - London Osborne Richardson London
- Planning Manager, Harrow Estates Harrow Estates Preston Brook, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 3BD
- Development Control Team Leader Macdonald & Co Berkshire
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.
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.
News that London's new deputy mayor for planning has credited the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) for 'cutting through' arguments over planning obligations features in the latest instalment of CIL Watch.