Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a fixed rate charge for each square metre of additional floor space created by development. The money raised through CIL will be used to help fund the infrastructure needed to support development. CIL will operate alongside and partially replace Section 106 agreements although the latter will still be the main mechanism for securing on-site infrastructure, dealing with site-specific issues and providing affordable housing. Find out more about CIL and how it operates from our CIL Guide.
The Council's CIL rates are set out in the Charging Schedule formally adopted by council on 11 December 2017. The accompanying map shows where the different charges apply.
The Council has also adopted the following accompanying policies to assist with implementation.
Under the CIL (Amendment) Regulations 2013, a proportion of CIL revenues will be passed to town and parish councils to be spent on local priorities for infrastructure and community facilities:
The Council has agreed its arrangements for how it will spend any CIL monies it receives. The full arrangements can be viewed here. In summary, the following three stage approach will be applied:
Please note: the CIL funding bidding round is currently closed. Please do not submit bids at this time.
Find out more about the process for adopting CIL, including all of the background evidence on our CIL Examination webpage.
For further information: please contact the Planning Policy team on 01789 260334 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
This page can be viewed directly via www.stratford.gov.uk/cil