Brentwood Community Infrastructure Levy Preliminary Draft Charging Schedule

Ended on the 8th December 2016
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Appendix  A

Brentwood Borough Council
Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Charging Schedule
Preliminary Draft for Consultation

The Charging Authority

The Charging authority is Brentwood Borough Council.

Date of Approval

This CIL Preliminary Draft Charging Schedule was approved by the Council for consultation on 19 October 2016.

Statutory Compliance

The CIL Preliminary Draft Charging Schedule has been issued, approved and published in accordance with the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 (as amended 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014) and Part 11 of the Planning Act 2008 (as amended by Part 6 of the Localism Act 2011).

Calculation of the CIL Charge

CIL will be applied on the chargeable floor space of all new development apart from that exempt under the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 (as amended 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014) and specifically Part 2 and Part 6.

These exemptions from the CIL rates are:

  1. Where the gross internal area of a new buildings or extensions to buildings will be less than 100 square metres (other than where the development will comprise one of more dwellings);
  2. A building into which people do not normally go;
  3. A building into which people go only intermittently for the purpose of maintaining or inspecting fixed plant or machinery;
  4. A building for which planning permission was granted for a limited period;
  5. Development by charities of their own land to be used wholly or mainly for their charitable purposes;
  6. Social housing;
  7. Vacant buildings brought back into the same use;
  8. Floorspace resulting from change of use development where part of the building has been in continuous lawful use for at least six months in the three years prior to the development being permitted;
  9. Houses, flats, residential annexes and residential extensions which are built by 'self-builders';
  10. Mezzanine floors of less than 200 square metres inserted into an existing building unless they form part of a wider planning permission that seeks to provide other works as well.

CIL Rates

The Community Infrastructure Levy charging rates for development across Brentwood Borough Council's area are as follows:

Development Type

Maximum Rate of CIL

Residential - Housing

£200 per square metre

All Non-residential uses (excepting Retail)

£0 per square metre

General Retail A1-A5 (excluding Food Supermarket)

£125 per square metre

Food Supermarket A1

£200 per square metre

The charging zones which these rates apply are set out on the following map which is presented on an OS base as required in the regulations (see Appendix B).

Further Information

More information on CIL and its application in Brentwood Borough is available on the Council's website at www.brentwood.gov.uk/CIL

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