CIL Reporting and Infrastructure Spending

Infrastructure funding

The money collected by CIL is divided into three areas:

  • Strategic spending
  • Parish/town Council spending (15% capped at £100/dwelling or 25% uncapped if a neighbourhood development plan is in place)
  • Administrative costs (5%)

The Strategic spending CIL collection needs to fund infrastructure that supports development in the district. The Council’s Infrastructure Delivery Plan has identified ‘critical’ and ‘essential’ infrastructure projects that are required to deliver development up to 2031, these have been transposed in to Local Plan policies SA1, SA2 and SA3.

Previously, contributions were secured through S106 agreements. Although they will still run concurrently, in many cases CIL may replace the use of such agreements. We will still seek S106 contributions for major allocated schemes, affordable housing, public open space and where there are site specific measures required to make a development acceptable.

Infrastructure reporting

As CIL Charging Authority, we have to report on CIL/S106 receipts collected in annual Infrastructure Funding Statements. These statements will be published on this page and:

  • list infrastructure projects or types of infrastructure which the charging authority intends will be, or may be, wholly or partly funded by CIL
  • contain a CIL report showing how much CIL money has been collected, how much has been spent and what it has been spent on
  • contain a S106 report showing how much S106 money has been collected, how much has been spent and what it has been spent on

CIL reporting is also required for parish and town councils when they are in receipt of the CIL neighbourhood proportion in a given financial year. We have created a guidance document about CIL for town and parish councils:

Cotswold District Council
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