The Community Infrastructure Levy is a tax on development payable in areas that have adopted the charge. This includes all development in London, and it will eventually include over half of planning authorities nationwide. As well as obvious effects on viability of development, it is also important to think about how buildings on development sites are managed and planning applications are structured.
Quod has market-leading expertise in advising on CIL. This includes engaging with the charge setting process to influence the level of CIL charges, and providing strategic advice to developers on management of existing assets, calculating likely CIL liability, the relationship between CIL, Section 106 and wider viability, phasing of large scale developments for CIL purposes, and working with local authorities to ensure delivery of infrastructure where a CIL is in place.