CIL charges, surcharges and penalties

Adopted charging schedule

Following public consultation exercises and an Examination in Public of our draft CIL Charging Schedule in May 2015, the independent examiner's report and recommendations were received in July 2015.

The Charging Schedule (as amended by the examiner) was adopted for use by us at a meeting on 21 October 2015, to take effect from 1 April 2016.

In calculating individual charges for the levy, regulation 40 (as amended by the 2014 Regulations) requires collecting authorities to apply an index of inflation to keep the levy responsive to market conditions.

The index is the national All-In Tender Price Index of construction costs published by the Building Cost Information Service (BCIS) of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

This index presents forecast figures which are updated and finalised periodically. It is applied at the beginning of the calendar year and the rates have been indexed for 2017 using this formula.

The indexed rates for 2017 are as follows:

SNC Development type Levy per sq m CIL Rate on adoption 2017 rate
Residential Urban Zone and SUEs £50 £52.77
Residential Rural Zone (sites at or above affordable housing threshold) £100 £105.54
Residential Rural Zone (sites below affordable housing threshold) £200 £211.07
Retail £100 £105.54
All other uses £0 £0

See Committee/Cabinet report, appendices and minutes.

For information on payments see our instalment policy.