Shropshire Council has formally approved its CIL charging schedule on 24 November 2011. The levy came into effect in the area from 1 January 2012.
The preliminary draft charging schedule was published by Shropshire Council for a consultation that took place between 21 January 2011 and 18 February 2011.
The draft charging schedule was published by Shropshire Council for a consultation that took place between 18 March 2011 and 21 April 2011. The draft charging schedule proposed the same rates as were eventually adopted.
Shropshire Council submitted their CIL draft charging schedule on 12 May 2011. Examination hearings were then held on 27 and 28 July 2011.
The Examiner's report was issued on 2 September 2011. The Examiner had found that the Shropshire CIL draft charging schedule would provide an appropriate basis for the collection of the levy in the area.
The charging rates include:
- Two residential charging zones with rates of £40 and £80 per m2.
- No charge for affordable housing.
- No charge for retail or commercial developments.
- No charge for all other uses.