Community Infrastructure Levy: more changes on the way
The consultation on further reforms to the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) closed in May 2013.
The government has now published its response to the consultation. The government is proposing to implement the majority of the proposals with some changes, which will be of interest to landowners, developers and public authorities.
The key changes the government is proposing to introduce are as follows: deferring the date from which the restrictions on the use of S106 obligations apply to April 2015, which in effect defers the date by which authorities are forced to introduce CIL (the current date is April 2014); and allowing all types of planning permissions to be treated as phased development to ensure the fair treatment of more complex developments…
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