The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a charge which can be levied by local authorities on new development in their area. It is an important tool for local authorities to use to help them deliver the infrastructure needed to support development in their area.
Most new development which creates net additional floor space of 100 square metres or more, or creates a new dwelling, is potentially liable for the levy.
We can spend this funding on the provision, improvement, replacement, operation or maintenance of infrastructure, or anything else that is concerned with addressing demands that development places on an area.
Some of the ways we have used these funds in the past include upgrades to the Memorial Hall, installing a horse crossing and new goal posts for the Old Cricket Field play area.
In 2021/22 we received £3,976 of CIL funding. The 2021 CIL report sets this out in more detail: