Decision details

Introduction of Community Infrastructure Levy

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: Since 2010, authorities in England and Wales have also been empowered to establish a Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) to help pay for infrastructure to support development such as schools, green infrastructure and sustainable transport. This report will seek agreement to move forward with introduce a CIL in York to support the implementation of the Local Plan. It will help ensure infrastructure to support development envisaged is delivered in the right time and in the right place.

The Executive will be asked to agree to proceed with the preparation and implementation of a community infrastructure levy.


Resolved:  (i)      That approval be given to move forward with the preparation of a Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) for York.


Reason:     To enable the collection of funding from landowners/developers to help support delivery and mitigate infrastructure impacts of the development envisaged in the emerging Local Plan.


                   (ii)      That it be noted that a Draft CIL Charging Schedule setting out proposed rates will be presented to Executive for agreement prior to formal consultation later in 2022, because before CIL can be published and charged, a Draft Charging Schedule must be formally consulted on in line with the CIL Regulations 2010 (as amended 2019).


(iii)     That the recommendation of the Local Plan Working Group to seek input from the Economy and Place Policy & Scrutiny Committee on the approach to be taken to neighbourhood funding, prior to making a decision regarding the policy on this, be accepted.


Reason:     In accordance with the scrutiny work programme, and to ensure that this aspect of the CIL is properly considered and consulted upon. 


Report author: Sara Dilmamode

Publication date: 16/06/2022

Date of decision: 16/06/2022

Decided at meeting: 16/06/2022 - Executive

Effective from: 21/06/2022

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