Community Infrastructure Levy - Draft Charging Schedule (Nov 2014)

Ended on the 15 December 2014

Section 6: Comments, Response and Next Steps

Responding to this consultation

6.1 Please send us any comments you may have once you have looked through the Draft Charging Schedule and the associated documents including the following, which set out our approach for introducing CIL:

  • CIL Overview Report (November 2014)
  • Equality Analysis (November 2014)
  • Infrastructure Delivery Plan (IDP) (September 2014)
  • Viability Study (May 2014) and Addendum Note (July 2014)
  • Supplementary Planning Document 2 (SPD2): Planning Obligations Consultation Document

Please be aware that your comments will be published on the Council’s website together with your name.

The consultation period runs for a 6 week period from Monday 3 November 2014.

The deadline for receipt of comments is 5pm on Monday 15 December 2014.

Our preferred method for comment is online at:

Alternatively you can comment by e-mail at:

or by post to:

Debee Skinner
Department for Place
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council,
PO Box 5557
Civic Centre
Victoria Avenue

6.2 The CIL Draft Charging Schedule and associated documents are also available at the Civic Centre, on the Council’s website and in libraries in the Borough.

6.3 Your views are important to us, and we recognise that the planning system is not always easy to understand and find your way around. We want to make sure that as many people as possible have an opportunity to have their say as the new Community Infrastructure Levy is prepared. You can contact us using one of the following methods:

Stages of consultation through to adoption

6.4 The Council will carry out a number of steps before introducing the charging schedule to ensure that responses received are taken into account. This Draft Charging Schedule is the second stage in the consultation process. The further stages to get to adoption and preliminary dates are as follows:

  Preliminary Dates
Submission of Draft Charging Schedule to Secretary of State for examination January 2015
Independent Public Examination March 2015
Inspector’s Report April 2015
Adoption of CIL Charging Schedule and publication of revised SPD2 by Southend Borough Council June 2015

Relevant document links

CIL Draft Charging Schedule, Infrastructure Development Plan, Viability Study and other associated Southend Borough Council CIL documents
Planning Portal – CIL information pages
National Planning Practice Guidance – CIL
Planning Advisory Service (PAS) - CIL information web page
The Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010
The Community Infrastructure Levy (Amendment) Regulations 2011
The Community Infrastructure Levy (Amendment) Regulations 2012
The Community Infrastructure Levy (Amendment) Regulations 2013
The Community Infrastructure Levy (Amendment) Regulations 2014
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