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.
Council has kept more than £100K it should have refunded to applicants for taking too long to determine proposals
A council has revealed that it has acted unlawfully by keeping more than £100,000 in planning application fees that should have been refunded to applicants due to their proposals not being determined on time.
White Peak Planning, Manchester, Greater Manchester
Plymouth City Council, Plymouth, Devon
London Borough of Hillingdon, Hillingdon, Uxbridge
Stevenage Borough Council, Stevenage, Hertfordshire
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.
The government has introduced the Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill to Parliament, with the bill including many changes to the planning system, including around developer contributions, environmental assessment and enforcement.
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A Suffolk council has adopted a new community infrastructure levy (CIL) charging schedule that increases the maximum charges for residential development.
Experts say the government’s desire to avoid introducing perverse incentives resulting from its new infrastructure levy has led to the creation of a highly complex system requiring a very long implementation period. With the Labour Party pledging to scrap it, some question whether it will ever be introduced nationally.
This section in our series of briefings on the Bill highlights the new infrastructure levy, which would be mandatory for local authorities to charge, that has been proposed as a replacement for the discretionary community infrastructure levy
Plans for a national infrastructure levy were included in the recently published Levelling-Up and Regeneration Bill, with further detail provided through accompanying explanatory notes and a policy paper. Here are the key things that you need to know.