Community Infrastructure Levy

What is the Community Infrastructure Levy?

The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a levy which the Council may charge on new developments in the District.

The money raised will help the Council pay for infrastructure such as schools, transport, parks, open spaces and other community facilities required to support new housing and economic development in the District.

The Bradford District CIL is being prepared by the Council alongside the Local Plan for Bradford.

Key stages to date

To date, the following consultation stages have taken place on the CIL:

  • Preliminary Draft Charging Schedule – July to September 2015

Publications and details of the consultations can be accessed using the links at the bottom of this page

Draft Charging Schedule

Following consultation on the Preliminary Draft Charging Schedule between July and September in 2015, a Draft Charging Schedule of the CIL has now been prepared for submission for independent examination.

This document will be published for public consultation over an 8 week period commencing Monday 14 December and ending 1pm on Monday 8 February 2016.

The Draft Charging Schedule together with all supporting documents will be made available to view and download on the council’s planning policy web pages.

How can I find out more?

If you have any questions please contact the Development Plans team on 01274 433679 or email

The Planning Advisory Service website provides further useful information on CIL.


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