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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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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.

CIL Policy & Legislation Documents

Community Infrastructure Levy guidance

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.

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CIL In Depth

Changing charges: how s106 changes will affect councils

Changing charges: how s106 changes will affect councils

Legislation due to come into effect this year complicates matters for councils wanting to use developer contributions for infrastructure, says Jonathan Tilley.

Examination process ruling prompts clarification call

Examination process ruling prompts clarification call

The Planning Inspectorate (PINS)'s decision to refuse a request to examine an Essex council's local plan and Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) proposals together sends mixed messages as to when examinations of the two documents should take place, according to experts.

Levy receipts 'yet to be used for infrastructure'

Levy receipts 'yet to be used for infrastructure'

Local authorities that have introduced a development tariff have yet to spend any receipts on local infrastructure, a report has indicated.

Study urges dedicated use class for retirement homes

Study urges dedicated use class for retirement homes

Specialist retirement housing should have a dedicated use class to ensure that its viability is not compromised by the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) development tariff, a report has recommended.