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Draft charging schedule

Westminster City Council is implementing a Westminster Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) taking effect on 1 May 2016 which will be charged alongside the Mayor of London’s CIL which took effect on 1 April 2012.  

View details of the charges and information about the development and examination of Westminster’s CIL charging schedule

As required by the CIL legislation, the council consulted on a preliminary draft charging schedule in September/October 2014 and a draft charging schedule in June/July 2015. The charging schedule is the legal document setting out the rates of CIL that will be charged.

The draft charging schedule and supporting evidence was submitted to the Planning Inspectorate for examination on 9 October 2015.

The council appointed Mr. Philip Staddon BSc, Dip, MBA, MRTPI of the Planning Inspectorate as the independent examiner of Westminster’s CIL draft charging schedule and a public hearing was held on Monday 30 November 2015. The examiner produced an examiner’s note/hearing agenda.

In his report to Westminster City Council dated 23 December 2015, the examiner recommended approval of the charging schedule.

All documents submitted to the examiner as part of the examination process can be accessed using the links below.  

Documents submitted for examination

Westminster’s draft charging schedule (June 2015)

A summary statement relating to representations made on the draft charging schedule (in accordance with regulation 19(1)(b)(i))

Copies of the representations made on the draft charging schedule (July 2010) - Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4

Addendum to Westminster’s Infrastructure Plan Technical Assessment 2006‐2026 (August 2014)

Community Infrastructure Levy: Viability Assessment prepared for Westminster City Council (June 2015)

Westminster’s Draft Infrastructure List (Regulation 123 List) (June 2015)

Information and evidence to support the development of the City of Westminster’s Draft Charging Schedule (June 2015)

Draft Supplementary Planning document: use of planning obligations and other planning mechanisms (August 2015)

Westminster's City Plan (November 2013)

Supplementary Planning Document on Public Realm Credits – Operating a system in Westminster (May 2011)

Supplementary Mayor of London response (29 October 2015)

Proxy Numbers of the Strategic Sites tested as part of the Viability Assessment (November 2015)

Draft Supplementary Planning Document: “Use of Planning Obligations and Other Planning Mechanisms" - Responses

CIL Examination Westminster Council Statement

Westminster CIL Commercial Charging Zones Map including OS Gridlines 

Westminster CIL Residential Charging Zones Map including OS Gridlines

CIL Examination Belgravia Neighbourhood Forum Statement

CIL Examination Westminster Living Streets Statement

CIL Examination Churchill Gardens Estate Statement

Last updated: 20 June 2019