Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Draft Charging Schedule

In April 2015 the Government scaled back Section 106, the system that ensured that developers make a financial contribution to communities when they build new homes and supermarkets. Section 106 can now only be used to secure affordable housing and some on-site mitigation.


To make sure that communities continue to benefit from new development we are putting a Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) in place for the entire National Park, which we will adopt in 2016. The CIL will provide funding for local communities and infrastructure providers like the police, fire service, care trusts, nature conservation groups and county councils to make sure sustainable growth across the National Park is supported by the right infrastructure.  This infrastructure should be identified in our Infrastructure Delivery Plan (IDP).


As the local planning authority we need to first decide on the charges to levy on development and set this out in a ‘Charging Schedule’. 


The Draft Charging Schedule is available for comment. This represents the second formal consultation stage in preparing a Charging Schedule.


More information is available at


How to Respond? 

1. Add your comments to the questionnaire below

2. Email your comments to

3. Post your comments to CIL Consultation, South Downs Centre, North Street, Midhurst, West Sussex. GU29 9DH.



This consultation has now closed.


  • Opened
    2 Sep 2015 at 08:00
  • Closed
    28 Oct 2015 at 23:59