Proposed Community Infrastructure Levy rates

Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) liable development, as defined within the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations (as amended) 2010 and the Planning PracticeGuidance, will be required to pay the following levy rates.


Development type

CIL rate per sqm

Residential dwellings within the City of York


Residential dwellings within the City of York Local Plan strategic sites ST7, ST8, ST9, ST14 and ST15


Residential dwellings within the remaining City of York Local Plan strategic sites


Sheltered / Retirement accommodation


Extra care accommodation on Brownfield sites


Extra care accommodation on Greenfield sites


Purpose Built Student Housing without an affordable housing contribution


Purpose Built Student Housing with 100 or fewer student bedrooms and an affordable housing contribution


Convenience[1] retail with up to 450 sqm gross internal area


Comparison[2] retail built outside the City Centre boundary


Comparison retail built inside of the City Centre boundary


All other development




Proposed Instalments Policy

The above levy rates are required to be paid to the Council throughthe following instalments following the provision of a CIL Demand Notice issued by the Council.


Overall CIL liability

Payment instalments

£20,000 or less

Payment in full within 240 days

£20,000 - £50,000

50% paid within 360 days

Further 50% paid within 540 days

£100,000 - £500,000

10% paid within 270 days

Further 15% paid within 540 days

Further 25% paid within 720 days

Remaining 50% paid within 900 days

£500,000 or more

Agreement of project specific payment schedule



CIL VariableRates Map

The CIL Charging Schedule includes variable rates for retail within and outsidethe city centre boundaries. The map below presents the relevant boundary that will be subject to the variable retail CIL rates. It also indicates, for clarity the boundaries of the strategic sites and the university campuses.


                   Detail of the boundaries of the city centre relevant to the retail CIL rates:


[1] Convenience retail provides lower value good purchased regularly to meet day to day needs such as food, newspapers, petrol etc.

[2] Comparison retail provides higher value goods purchased less often, such as household items, electrical goods, clothes, shoes etc