Revised Draft Charging Schedule published for consultation
The District Council has revised its Community Infrastructure Levy Draft Charging Schedule. The Council consulted on the Draft Charging Schedule in the summer of last year. In response to some of the representations received, the Council has reassessed supporting viability work and has revised the Draft Charging Schedule. The revised Draft Charging Schedule has been published for consultation prior to it being submitted for independent examination.
Consultation on the Draft Charging Schedule will run from Wednesday, 4 March 2015 to Wednesday, 15 April 2015.
The Draft Charging Schedule, evidence which supports it and the procedure for making representations are available below.
Copies of the Draft Charging Schedule and the relevant evidence are also available to view at the District Council Offices, Ryedale House, Old Maltongate, Malton, Monday – Friday 9.00am-4.00pm.
We welcome your views on the Draft Charging Schedule and the evidence supporting it. Representations should be sent:
Or by post to: Jill Thompson Forward Planning (CIL Consultation), Ryedale District Council, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 7HH.
A representation form is available to assist anyone wishing to make representations.
The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a local tariff that can be charged on all types of development in a local authority area to deliver infrastructure to support the growth of the District. The funds raised from the CIL can be used to help provide a wide range of infrastructure such as schools, open space, health facilities, flood defences and transport improvements required through the Ryedale Plan.
In order to introduce the CIL, the Council (as the charging authority), has to demonstrate that there is a shortfall in funding between the expected total cost of infrastructure needed to support development over the plan period and the level of funding likely to be forthcoming from mainstream sources of funding for infrastructure. The Council has published an Infrastructure Delivery Plan to support the delivery as part of the evidence base to Local Plan Strategy.
The production of an economic viability assessment is central to the charge setting process in order to ensure that the CIL does not threaten the delivery of the scale of development identified in the Local Plan. In setting the CIL rates the Council must aim to strike an appropriate balance between the benefits of funding infrastructure through CIL and the potential impact of imposing CIL on investment and development in the District. The Council commissioned consultants Roger Tym & Partners to undertake an economic viability assessment for the District. A copy of the assessment can be downloaded below.
Charging authorities set out the CIL rates that are to be levied on development in a charging schedule. CIL rates are expressed in pounds (£) per square metre and will be levied against most new development.