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Part 11E+WCommunity Infrastructure Levy

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(1)A charging authority which proposes to charge CIL must issue a document (a “charging schedule”) setting rates, or other criteria, by reference to which the amount of CIL chargeable in respect of development in its area is to be determined.

(2)A charging authority, in setting rates or other criteria, must have regard, to the extent and in the manner specified by CIL regulations, to—

(a)actual and expected costs of infrastructure (whether by reference to lists prepared by virtue of section 216(5)(a) or otherwise);

(b)matters specified by CIL regulations relating to the economic viability of development (which may include, in particular, actual or potential economic effects of planning permission or of the imposition of CIL);

(c)other actual and expected sources of funding for infrastructure.

(3)CIL regulations may make other provision about setting rates or other criteria.

(4)The regulations may, in particular, permit or require charging authorities in setting rates or other criteria—

(a)to have regard, to the extent and in the manner specified by the regulations, to actual or expected administrative expenses in connection with CIL;

[F1(aa)to have regard, to the extent and in the manner specified by the regulations, to actual and expected costs of anything other than infrastructure that is concerned with addressing demands that development places on an area (whether by reference to lists prepared by virtue of section 216(5)(a) or otherwise);

(ab)to have regard, to the extent and in the manner specified by the regulations, to other actual and expected sources of funding for anything other than infrastructure that is concerned with addressing demands that development places on an area;]

(b)to have regard, to the extent and in the manner specified by the regulations, to values used or documents produced for other statutory purposes;

(c)to integrate the process, to the extent and in the manner specified by the regulations, with processes undertaken for other statutory purposes;

(d)to produce charging schedules having effect in relation to specified periods (subject to revision).

(5)The regulations may permit or require charging schedules to adopt specified methods of calculation.

(6)In particular, the regulations may—

(a)permit or require charging schedules to operate by reference to descriptions or purposes of development;

(b)permit or require charging schedules to operate by reference to any measurement of the amount or nature of development (whether by reference to measurements of floor space, to numbers or intended uses of buildings, to numbers or intended uses of units within buildings, to allocation of space within buildings or units, to values or expected values or in any other way);

(c)permit or require charging schedules to operate by reference to the nature or existing use of the place where development is undertaken;

(d)permit or require charging schedules to operate by reference to an index used for determining a rate of inflation;

(e)permit or require charging schedules to operate by reference to values used or documents produced for other statutory purposes;

(f)provide, or permit or require provision, for differential rates, which may include provision for supplementary charges, a nil rate, increased rates or reductions.

(7)A charging authority may consult, or take other steps, in connection with the preparation of a charging schedule (subject to CIL regulations).

[F2(7A)A charging authority must use appropriate available evidence to inform the charging authority's preparation of a charging schedule.

(7B)CIL regulations may make provision about the application of subsection (7A) including, in particular—

(a)provision as to evidence that is to be taken to be appropriate,

(b)provision as to evidence that is to be taken to be not appropriate,

(c)provision as to evidence that is to be taken to be available,

(d)provision as to evidence that is to be taken to be not available,

(e)provision as to how evidence is, and as to how evidence is not, to be used,

(f)provision as to evidence that is, and as to evidence that is not, to be used,

(g)provision as to evidence that may, and as to evidence that need not, be used, and

(h)provision as to how the use of evidence is to inform the preparation of a charging schedule.]

(8)The regulations may require a charging authority to provide in specified circumstances an estimate of the amount of CIL chargeable in respect of development of land.

(9)A charging authority may revise a charging schedule.

(10)This section and sections 212, 213 and 214(1) and (2) apply to the revision of a charging schedule as they apply to the preparation of a charging schedule.

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Amendments (Textual)

F1S. 211(4)(aa)(ab) inserted (15.1.2012) by Localism Act 2011 (c. 20), ss. 115(4), 240(2) (with s. 144); S.I. 2012/57, art. 4(1)(g) (with arts. 6 7 9-11)

F2S. 211(7A)(7B) inserted (16.11.2011) by Localism Act 2011 (c. 20), ss. 114(2), 240(6) (with ss. 114(8), 144)

Commencement Information

I1S. 211 partly in force; s. 211(1)-(6)(8) in force at Royal Assent see s. 241

I2S. 211(7) in force at 6.4.2009 by S.I. 2009/400, art. 3(l)