CIL guidance notes and other information sources

Further information about the East Cambridgeshire CIL can be obtained by emailing CIL or writing to the CIL Team, The Grange, Nutholt Lane, Ely, Cambs CB7 4EE.

The Council have created CIL guidance documents to assist you with the process, these are available below:

The following process leaflet, which will hopefully answer any initial queries you may have regarding the process and what to submit when during the planning process:

These guidance documents include guidance on self-build relief and self-build residential annexe or extension relief:


The process and format of the forms is prescribed by The Community Infrastructure Levy (Amendment) Regulations 2014, and there are surcharges and penalties if these are not strictly followed.  Failure to assume liability before the commencement of development can result in surcharges for anyone who has an interest in the land; further details are set out in Part 9 of the Regulations (external link)


The CIL regulations require the Council to report on CIL collection and spend. The Council publish an Infrastructure Funding Statement annually, showing how much CIL has been collected, the total amount that has been spent and the degree to which particular projects have benefitted, please see Delivery of Projects and Reports page  or the Developer contributions page.