This Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) sets out in detail the Council's approach towards what affordable housing and site-specific infrastructure contributions are required to facilitate new development in the Borough.
Revised Developer Contributions SPD Consultation
The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a local tax on new development that local authorities can choose to introduce to help fund infrastructure in their area. Following the implementation of the Levy on 1 July 2014 we are restricted to seeking developer contributions only for necessary on-site infrastructure and affordable housing. We have revised our Developer Contributions Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) in line with this. The revised SPD deletes those sections that are no longer relevant following the introduction of CIL and updates the policy background.
This was the subject of a public consultation exercise taking place between Monday 9 June 2014 until Monday 21 July 2014. Following the consultation, the revised SPD (subject to changes suggested through representations) was approved at the Licensing and Planning Policy Committee (September 2014)
Revised Developer Contributions Supplementary Planning Document 2014 (pdf- 537kb)