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Community Infrastructure Levy information

Find out what the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is and what current developments it applies to.

The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a source of funding from new development that will help support local infrastructure.

Funding raised through the levy can be used to pay for improvements such as parks, play spaces, education, health facilities and the transport network. The levy also supports development that ensures future housing and employment growth envisaged in its local plan can be accommodated sustainably.

The London Borough of Islington charging schedule was approved on 26 June 2014 following an examination of the council’s proposals. It came into effect on 1 September 2014.

The levy applies to CIL-liable developments granted planning permission on or after 1 September 2014.

See current developments subject to Community Infrastructure Levy in Islington. (PDF)

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