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 Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has appointed a team to undertake research on the value, impact and delivery of the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL).
- Principal Development Management Officer Gosport Borough Council Gosport, Hampshire
- Transport Planner Thatcher Associates Sheffield, South Yorkshire
- Landscape Architect Allen & York Ltd London (Central), London (Greater)
- Development Control Planner Judd Farris Property Recruitment City of London
- Planning Technician Corby Borough Council Corby, Northamptonshire
More than 180 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.
A Devon council's Community Infrastructure Levy proposals make specific reference to retaining section 106 contributions alongside those from the levy.
Nearly 300 affordable homes have been lost from section 106 deals under an appeal mechanism introduced two years ago, but take-up is much lower than the government expected.
An official report on the first two years of a pan-London development tariff reveals that it is on course to exceed predicted revenues, but says little on the impact of the charge.
An examiner has told a west London borough not to charge Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) in its main strategic development area, warning that it could make the site unviable.