In addition to a local authority setting its own CIL, the Mayor of London is also empowered to charge a CIL for strategic transport.
The Mayor currently imposes a CIL charge of £50 per square metre, to be increased to £80 per square metre under the new charging schedule, in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames against all but health, education and affordable housing floorspace. CIL will be calculated according to the amount of net additional floorspace a new development will produce.
Your development is likely to be liable for the Mayoral CIL if it:
For each relevant planning permission, the Council (and all other London Boroughs) are required to calculate the appropriate amount and issue a liability notice. The Council is then required to collect the payments on behalf of the Mayor once development commences.
The Planning Portal have developed a series of CIL forms that must be completed by the applicant when submitting a planning application.
Detailed information on the Mayoral CIL can be found on the Mayor’s CIL website.
Updated: 15 March 2019