Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)

Planning

The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a new mechanism for raising funds for essential infrastructure from development. The levy is an amount that must be paid per square metre of qualifying development.

The City Council is a charging authority and implements the levy for the area of Winchester District outside the South Downs National Park.

Winchester City Council (WCC) adopted its Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) on 8 January 2014 and it was brought into effect on 7 April 2014.

You can find out more information about the levy on these pages.

For any enquires regarding CIL please email cil@winchester.gov.uk