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Community infrastructure levy (CIL)

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1. What is the CIL?

Money collected through the CIL can be used to help provide a wide range of infrastructure needed as a result of new developments, including transport facilities, flood defences, schools, sports facilities and open spaces.

CIL is usually applied at a fixed rate to all new residential development (excluding extensions and annexes) of 1 or more houses, or with a floor area of more than 100 square metres. This includes non-residential development. Different rates can be applied to different types of development and, where there is appropriate evidence, can be set at £0.00 per square metre.

Further background information is available: