Charging Schedule - Introduction / Background
The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) was introduced in the Planning Act 2008 and defined in the CIL Regulations 2010 (as amended). It is a locally set charge on new development that authorities can choose to introduce across their area. It is based on the size and type of development and once set in an area is mandatory to pay and non-negotiable. The funds raised must be used to provide new infrastructure and make improvements to existing infrastructure which are required to support new development across the area.