Community Infrastructure Levy; application, exemptions and pitfalls; A cautionary tale from the High Court - Birmingham

The High Court has recently pronounced on the application of the Regulations relating to the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL). Overturning an Inspector’s decision, the fundamental issue was whether by failing to complete the requisite forms, as expected by the Regulations, an applicant could lose their self-build exemption.

The liability was assessed in this case was for a hefty £36,861.43. An appeal to the Court of Appeal has been dismissed.

What are the implications for developers and local authorities alike? What do you need to do in order to ensure you do not face the same consequences? Come to this seminar to find out.