Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) adoption

Our Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Charging Schedule was adopted by Full Council on 15 January 2020, and the charges were implemented from 1 April 2020.

CIL is payable for any liable planning applications granted after 1 April 2020. Find out which developments are liable to pay the CIL.

The Charging Schedule can be downloaded:

Arun CIL Charging Schedule January 2020 [pdf] 1MB


Our draft CIL Charging Schedule was submitted for independent examination on 31 July 2019.

The examiner’s report, dated 2 December 2019, did not recommend any substantive changes to the draft Charging Schedule.

CIL examiner report December 2019 [pdf] 532KB

Our Planning Policy Sub-Committee report, dated 17 December 2019, specifically Background Paper 2, sets out the modifications that were made to our draft Charging Schedule, as recommended by the Examiner:

CIL Committee report December 2019 [pdf] 364KB

CIL Committee report background paper 2 December 2019 [pdf] 210KB

Governance and spending process

The CIL governance and spending process was approved by Full Council on 25th January 2021.

The following documents set out the approach we use for apportioning, prioritising and agreeing the spend of CIL monies on infrastructure schemes.  If you have any questions, please contact the CIL Officer at

Infrastructure Investment Plan methodology [pdf] 192KB

CIL governance flowchart [pdf] 111KB

CIL spending flowchart I [pdf] 114KB

CIL spending flowchart II [pdf] 66KB

CIL guidance for town and parish councils

Arun District Council Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) guidance for town and parish councils, April 2020 [pdf] 823KB

Please also find the suggested town and parish council CIL monitoring template which we advise you to use.

Town and parish council annual monitoring template [docx] 35KB