Stage 4: Before you start work (commencement notice)
You need to give us a commencement notice before you start work (the latest is one day before you start)
We’ll confirm receipt of the form, update the records and send you a demand notice (ask for payment of the CIL).
Email the form to us and we’ll send you a receipt.
Starting work or commencement means any material operation that is carried out on the relevant land, including:
- erecting a building
- demolishing a building
- digging a trench
- laying underground pipes or mains
- any operation to construct a road or any change in the use of land that is classed as material development.