Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) and S106

Course Description

This course covers Section 106 agreements regime and Community Infrastructure Levy. The training will include a section of ensuring that the requests for financial and other contributions that Parish and Town Councils submit are as persuasive as they can be.

This is an interactive course  and offers the opportunity to network with Clerks and Councillors from Councils across Northamptonshire to share best practice and ideas. 

Key areas covered in this course include:

  • Inform you what CIL is, what the charging regime is for West Northamptonshire Councils and how the charge is applied and collected

  • Examine exemptions from CIL and what this means for Town and Parish Councils

  • Explain how CIL sits alongside site specific Developer Contributions (s106 agreements)

  • Describe what CIL can be spent on by the 'collecting authority' (Regulation 123 list) and how Town and Parish Councils can spend their payments and explain the difference in payments if you have a Neighbourhood Plan.

  • Explain what the reporting requirements of CIL are for Town and Parish Councils

  • Provide case studies of what CIL payments may represent for different areas with and without a Neighbourhood Plan

Who Should Attend
This  course is suitable for new  and existing Councillors. Clerks are also welcome to attend. 

£42 +VAT Members
£84 +VAT Non Members

Course tutor

Lance Wiggins

Director, Lion Planning 

Over 30 years’ professional planning experience, of which 17 years was spent at local authorities in development control and enforcement. Lance has worked in a number of emerging areas of planning including affordable housing, waste related developments and energy efficiency, together with planning policy work including Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessments and Local Development Documents as well as being heavily involved in neighbourhood planning since its inception. 

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