Solihull Council - CIL examination report published

Solihull Council published its Community Infrastructure Levy examination report on 21 December 2015.

The Examiner's report on the Solihull Council CIL draft charging schedule was issued on 21 December 2015. The Examiner had found, that provided a modification was made, the charging schedule would provide an appropriate basis for the collection of the levy in the area. The modification was:

- Introduce an extra zone where C2 and C3 developments would not be charged.

Previous Progress

The CIL preliminary draft charging schedule was published for a consultation that ran from 15 March 2013 until 26 April 2013.

The CIL draft charging schedule was published for a consultation that ran from 21 October 2013 until 2 December 2013.

In the preliminary draft there was a lower charge for car dealerships outside North Solihull that was increased to from £25 to £75 per m2 in the draft charging schedule.

Solihull Borough Council submitted its draft charging schedule for examination on 27 June 2014. Examination hearings were then held on 2 June 2015.

Proposed charges include:

- Three residential charging zones, with rates of £150, £75 and £0 per m2.

- Two hotel and residential institution development charging zones with rates of £25 and £0 per m2.

- Two supermarket and large convenience retail development charging zones with rates of £300 and £0 per m2.

- Two small convenience retail development charging zones with rates of £150 and £0 per m2.

- Three charging zones for other retail (A1) development with rates of £50, £25 and £0 per m2.

- Two financial and professional development (A2) charging zones with rates of £25 and £0 per m2.

- Two food and drink development (A3, A4 & A5) charging zones with rates of £100 and £0 per m2.

- Two car dealership charging zones with rates of £75 and £0 per m2.

- No charge for all other uses.


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