Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) overview

The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) allows us to raise funds from new developments for infrastructure projects which help to mitigate the impacts of new development.

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Allocation of CIL funding

Of the total collected:

  • 80% goes towards strategic borough-wide infrastructure
  • 15% for local projects
  • 5% for the day-to-day costs of administering CIL

How CIL can be used

CIL must be used to fund infrastructure to support the development of the borough. The type of infrastructure includes:

  • roads and other transport infrastructure
  • flood defences
  • schools and other educational facilities
  • medical facilities
  • sporting and recreational facilities
  • open spaces

More information on CIL

CIL local projects

CIL strategic infrastructure projects

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