Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
11.1 Councillor Arthey, Cabinet Member for Planning, introduced report BC/19/18 and clarified the statutory requirements for Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) and outlined the content of Appendices A and B. He reminded Members that the information in Appendix B was available on the Website, which included further information regarding CIL funding and commissions collected.
11.2 He detailed that Babergh had potential outstanding commissions for CIL of £11.4M, of which £3.5M had been collected previously in CIL commissions. There was a further £2M commissions collected more recently.
11.3 Councillor Arthey MOVED recommendation 3.1, which was SECONDED by Councillor Davis.
11.4 Councillor Barrett enquired what action the Council could take if a developer was slow to pay CIL. She was referring to a specific case.
11.5 Councillor Arthey responded that if Councillor Barrett could forward the details of that particular case to him, he would be able to provide an answer outside of the meeting.
11.6 Councillor Maybury queried Appendix B, as she felt there were discrepancies in the list provided and Councillor Arthey offered to assist Councillor Maybury to locate specific CIL allocations after the meeting.
11.7 Councillor Jan Osborne referred to Appendix B and said that this was good news for the Council, which should be circulated. CIL funding had provided communities with funding, which had been used effectively and efficiently and she thanked officers for their efforts.
11.8 Recommendation 3.1 was put to Members for voting and the vote was UNANIMOUS.
It was RESOLVED: -
That the Babergh CIL Regulation 62 Monitoring Report for 2018-19 be noted.
Publication date: 20/12/2019
Date of decision: 24/09/2019
Decided at meeting: 24/09/2019 - Babergh Council