Oxford’s Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Draft Charging Schedule Review 2018



Oxford City Council is consulting on a proposal to review the rates per square metre of the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) charging schedule.

The 'Draft Charging Schedule' is the name given to the second stage in the setting of new CIL rates.  The document has been produced as part of the Council's review of its current CIL Charging Schedule, which came into effect on 21 October 2013. This consultation follows the initial 'Preliminary Draft Charging Schedule' consultation that took place from Tuesday 2nd October 2018 to Tuesday 30th October 2018.

CIL is a mandatory charge levied on new developments that involve an increase of 100mor more of additional floorspace, or that involve the creation of a new residential unit.  The levy allows the City Council to raise, and pool contributions from developers to pay for things such as transport, leisure and open spaces, district heating systems, schools and other infrastructure needed to support new development.  CIL is charged on the net additional floorspace created by development of buildings that people normally use.  

In investing on the Infrastructure of the area, CIL is expected to have a positive economic effect on development in the medium to long term. It gives developers certainty on what they will have to pay towards infrastructure, and not being ring fenced, gives the City Council greater flexibility to help deliver infrastructure when and where is needed.

Under Regulation 16 of the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 (as amended), the City Council is inviting comments on the CIL Draft Charging Schedule for 6 weeks between Thursday 1st November 2018 and Thursday 13th December 2018.

For further information on CIL see www.oxford.gov.uk/cil  

A hard copy of the document is also available for inspection, during the six-week consultation period in the reception area at our offices in St Aldates Chambers, 109-113 St Aldates Oxford OX1 1DS

This consultation has now closed.


  • Opened
    1 Nov 2018 at 10:00
  • Closed
    13 Dec 2018 at 16:00


  • Community Infastructure Levy (CIL) Draft Charging Schedule
    The purpose of this consultation is to seek views on the proposed rates of CIL as set out in this document.
  • Economic Viability Study
    This has being undertaken by consultants and is a critical piece of evidence to assist in determining the most appropriate level for the CIL tariff. It considers burdens placed upon new development through the Local Plan 2036, such as affordable housing requirements.
  • Infrastructure Delivery Plan (IDP)
    (see appendix 1 of the IDP) The IDP statement compares the likely CIL income from anticipated new developments with the cost of infrastructure identified in the draft Infrastructure Delivery Plan. It confirms that CIL will not generate sufficient funds to pay for all of the major infrastructure needs identified in the Infrastructure Delivery Plan.
  • Infrastructure Funding Gap
    The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate that a funding gap exists between the total cost of infrastructure necessary to support growth over the plan period and the amount of likely funding that could be secured from CIL during the plan period.


Area Covered
  • Barton And Sandhills
  • Blackbird Leys
  • Carfax
  • Churchill
  • Cowley
  • Cowley Marsh
  • Headington
  • Headington Hill And Northway
  • Hinksey Park
  • Holywell
  • Iffley Fields
  • Jericho And Osney
  • Littlemore
  • Lye Valley
  • Marston
  • North
  • Northfield Brook
  • Quarry And Risinghurst
  • Rose Hill And Iffley
  • St Clement's
  • St Margaret's
  • St Mary's
  • Summertown
  • Wolvercote
Methods Used
  • Online Consultations