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.
A Labour government would 'remove the viability loophole which allows developers to dodge affordable housing obligations' and establish an 'English Sovereign Land Trust' to work with councils to buy land 'at a price closer to existing use value', according to its new housing green paper published today.
- Conservation Officer Chesterfield Borough Council Chesterfield, Derbyshire
- Assistant Director, Delivery Greater Cambridge Shared Planning Cambridge and Cambourne
- Assistant Director - Strategy and Economy Greater Cambridge Shared Planning Cambridge and Cambourne
- Planning Director – South Wales Lewis Davey Cardiff (Caerdydd)
- Lead Officer/Team Leader - Strategic Planning Carrington West Essex
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.
This study explores the extent and value of agreed planning obligations and CIL levied in England in 2016 to 2017.
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What now for the Community Infrastructure Levy, after the Budget response to recommendations to scale it back?
Proposed changes to the Community Infrastructure Levy designed to enable charging authorities to capture a greater slice of the land value uplift arising when permission is granted risk adding further levels of complexity to the system, according to experts.
Cash from a new £22.8 million package intended to support the development of neighbourhood plans could be used to fund pilots to explore the potential of using Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) receipts to fund the production of parish plans, the latest instalment of Neighbourhood Watch reveals.
News that Cheshire East Council has slashed proposed residential Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) charges across the majority of its area features in the latest instalment of CIL Watch.
A Planning investigation reveals that councils have collected tens of millions of pounds in Community Infrastructure Levy receipts, but only a small proportion has so far been spent on infrastructure. John Geoghegan reports.