CIL & Finance
Essential Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL), 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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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.
The government has committed around half the funding needed for a £21 million section of a new bypass in West Sussex to support the development of 1,260 new homes.
- Planning Assistant Planning Officer Mole Valley District Council Dorking, Surrey
- Planning Director Lochailort Investments Mayfair
- Group Planning Manager Barratt Developments Nationwide/Flexible
- Senior Planner White Peak Planning Manchester, Greater Manchester
- Senior Planner Laister Planning Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
More than 200 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.
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CIL Watch: Chief planner suggests government is considering tempering white paper's new levy proposals
The government’s chief planner Joanna Averley has said any changes to the development contribution system will be handled “incredibly carefully” to avoid any “consequences that are not anticipated”.
Since the summer, when the government shook up the use classes order, several changes have been made to CIL regulations. Here are four key changes to regulations and guidance you need to know about.
Some commentators fear that the new infrastructure levy proposed in the government's planning white paper may be too inflexible and could deter development as well as work against ministers' wider policy aims.
A lobby group representing rural landowners and businesses has called for the removal of community infrastructure levy (CIL) charges on all new farm buildings, a move that it says will boost economic growth in rural areas.