Guide Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)

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5. Exemptions and Relief

Please note that the Council approved a revised Charging Schedule on Wednesday 21 October 2020.  Please also note that we will begin charging the amended rates in this Charging Schedule on all decisions made from Monday 1 February 2021. We will update these web pages in due course but if you have any questions in the meantime, please contact us.

Some types of development may be eligible for Exemption or Relief from CIL. Any Exemption or Relief must be applied for, granted AND a Commencement Notice LINK sent to and received prior to the commencement of development. Otherwise the full CIL amount will be payable.

The following types of Exemption and Relief can be claimed subject to certain criteria (see Links);

You attention if drawn to events that will lead to the disqualification of the above relief at which time the full CIL amount is payable. These events are detailed in the links above. Surcharges could be payable if you do not inform us of these events. Surcharges and Enforcements


Relief and Exemptions forms.