Guide Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)

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1. What is the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)?

The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) enables local authorities to raise funds from new development to help deliver infrastructure.

East Devon District Council introduced CIL on the 1st September 2016 for new residential and retail development.  What types of development will be liable to pay CIL?

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.