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How to pay the infrastructure levy

When your commencement notice is received, a demand notice for payment will be sent those who have assumed liability to pay.

This invoice will explain :

  • the date you must pay the CIL by (usually 60 days from the date of commencement)
  • amount due in each instalment, if instalments apply
  • date each instalment must be paid by, if instalments apply.

If payment is more is more than £500,000, you can pay in instalments.

Download information about instalments (PDF)

If you don’t pay on time you’ll be liable for legal action. You may also be liable for extra costs and interest.

You can read more about how the CIL is enforced on planning practice guidance

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