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.
Ministers reiterate commitment to new infrastructure levy that will ‘allow greater land value capture’
Ministers have reiterated the government’s commitment to introducing a new “infrastructure levy” to replace the current system of developer contributions, which they claim will allow councils to “capture greater land value”.
- Graduate to Associate Planners White Peak Planning Manchester, Greater Manchester
- 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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A proposed new levy on high-rise buildings could hinder the supply of such schemes, some observers fear, which might hit urban councils' housing delivery targets and squeeze affordable housing provision.
A funding package involving borrowing against future developer contributions and business rate increases enabled delivery of the Northern Line extension
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.