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Community Infrastructure Levy

Newark and Sherwood District Council is close to becoming the first Authority in England to introduce charges on development to help pay for infrastructure and community facilities.  The scheme has emerged as part of the Community Infrastructure Levy legislation, and up until now no Authority has implemented one.  The charges collected by the council will be used to fund new infrastructure directly or may be redistributed to the appropriate delivery organisations.  Local Authorities who haven’t implemented the CIL Regulations are still able to secure income from developments towards infrastructure, but must demonstrate the need and reasonableness of such requests.


Rob Duncan Planning Consultancy is experienced in negotiating S106 Obligations and can advise clients on their options when presented with the Council’s requests.  Furthermore, Rob Duncan Planning Consultancy will continue to bring forward news items relating to the Community Infrastructure Levy as and when it gets rolled out within the West Midlands and Staffordshire.


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