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CIL surcharges

Surcharges will be applied as follows, and in accordance with the CIL Regulations 2010 (as amended).

Surcharge for


CIL Regulation

Failure to assume liability, where no-one has assumed liability and chargeable development has commenced

£50 on each person liable to pay CIL


Apportionment of liability, where the Council is required to apportion liability for CIL between those with a material interest in the land



Failure to submit notice of chargeable development

20% of the chargeable amount or £2500, whichever is lower


Failure to submit a commencement notice

20% of the chargeable amount or £2500, whichever is lower


Disqualifying events

20% of the chargeable amount or £2500, whichever is lower


Late payment

5% of the outstanding chargeable amount or £200, whichever is greater


Failure to comply with an Information Notice

20% of the relevant amount or £1000, whichever is lower


Regulations 87 and 88 provide details of interest which can be charged upon late payments.

Failure to comply with the CIL requirements may trigger enforcement action by the Council. This can include the use of warning notices (warn that development will need to stop), stop notices (to force development to stop) or even Court action.

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