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 chancellor is expected to announce close to £2bn of funding to unlock the delivery of 160,000 homes on brownfield land across England, alongside £65 million of investment "to support the digital transformation of the planning system", according to a Treasury briefing issued ahead of Wednesday's Budget and spending review.
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- Planning Officer (H-I) Plymouth City Council Plymouth, Devon
- Principal Planning Policy Officer London Borough of Hillingdon Hillingdon, Uxbridge
- Principal Planning Officer (Planning Policy) Stevenage Borough Council Stevenage, Hertfordshire
- Senior Planning Officer Oxfordshire County Council. Oxford, 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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Community infrastructure levy (CIL) rates for residential development in Lambeth are set to rise up to five-fold in some parts of the borough under a charging schedule set to be adopted by the local authority.
The government has backpedalled on its proposal for a national flat-rate infrastructure levy. But its latest signals could herald the elimination of section 106 developer contributions and mandatory levies for all councils, say commentators.
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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”.