Hart District Council - CIL draft charging schedule published

Hart District Council published its Community Infrastructure Levy draft charging schedule for consultation on 31 October 2014.

Hart District Council has published its CIL draft charging schedule for public consultation and was inviting coments on the draft between 31 October 2014 and 12 December 2014.

The draft charging schedule has introduced differential rates for different scales of residential development with some lower rates than had been proposed in the preliminary draft. The residential zone boundaries had also been changed.

The draft charging schedule has removed all of the previously proposed rates for residential institution developments and made clear affordable housing developments would not be charged. The draft has also lowered the rate for retail warehouse and supermarket developments to £90 per m2.

Previous Progress

The preliminary draft charging schedule was published by Hart District Council for a consultation held between 3 May 2013 to 14 June 2013. The prliminary draft did not differentiate between the size of residential developments and had 6 charging zones for residential retail developments with rates of £800, £525, £375, £225, £75 and £0 per m2.

The preliminary draft had proposed charging residential institution developments the levy and had three charging zones with rates of £275, £75 and £0 per m2. The rate for supermarket and retail warehouse developments was higher in the preliminary draft at £100 per m2.

Proposed rates include:

- Four charging zones for large residential developments with rates of £250, £175, £75 and £0 per m2.

- Four charging zones for large residential developments with rates of £250, £175, £150 and £75 per m2.

- Affordable housing and residential institutions will not be charged.

- Retail warehouse and supermarket developments will be charged £90 per m2.

- No charge for all other uses.

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