Issue details

Community Infrastructure Levy Recommendations for Spending

The Lewes District Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Charging Schedule came into force on 1 December 2015 and CIL money has been collected ever since. Infrastructure providers will be invited to bid for CIL funding for 6 weeks from the beginning June. The report will present the recommendations of the CIL Management and Executive Boards following the assessment of infrastructure project bids by Members and officers.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/07/2019

Decision due: 28 Oct 2019 by Lewes District Council Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Emily O'Brien, Cabinet member for planning and infrastructure

Lead director: Director of Regeneration and Planning

Department: Regeneration and Planning

Contact: Emma Kemp, Senior Planning Policy Officer Email: Tel: 01273 085756, Estelle Maisonnial, Senior Planning Policy Officer (Infrastructure) Email:, Tondra Thom, Planning Policy Lead Email: Tel: 01323 415677.

Consultation process

Infrastructure Providers will be invited to submit bids over a 6 week window. The bids will be assessed by the CIL Management Board and Executive Board formed of officers and councillors. Both of these Board meetings will occur in the week commencing 9th September.

Making Representations: All bids received from Infrastructure Providers will be assessed by officers. The CIL Boards will make their recommendations on the preferred proposals.


Agenda items


  • Report