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 developer will have to pay an additional £500,000 towards local infrastructure after a planning inspector concluded that the firm had made a "flagrant breach" of community infrastructure levy (CIL) regulations by starting work on a site without first notifying the local authority.
- Principal Infrastructure Funding Negotiator Osborne Richardson England
- Head of Planning Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council Council Offices, Campus East, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6AE
- Senior Planner Policy London Borough of Lambeth Lambeth Civic Centre
- Planning Enforcement Manager London Borough of Bexley Bexleyheath
- Town Planners Pegasus Planning Group Limited Solent and East Midlands
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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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.
The Commons housing, communities and local government select committee will consider a probe into housing secretary Robert Jenrick’s controversial decision to approve a 1,500-home scheme in east London, the body's chair has told Planning.
The government has announced that it will revise community infrastructure levy rules to allow councils more flexibility around the timing of payments from smaller developers. Some lawyers question why larger developers are to be excluded from the changes, while councils have raised concerns about the impact on revenues for much-needed new infrastructure.