The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a charge levied on the net increase in new floor space and new dwellings arising from development in order to fund infrastructure that is needed to support development in the Borough.
Maidstone Borough Council collects the levy from developments within the Maidstone area and part of that levy from developments within Wards will go towards local community projects in that area. Maidstone Borough Council spends on behalf of and in consultation with the community allocated to that local area
If you or your community group wish to apply for Neighbourhood CIL funding for your project, please complete an Project Assessment Form and submit to Maidstone Council. This form can be found on our website. If appropriate amounts of funding have been collected, Maidstone Council may open up a bidding process.
Project Assessment form submissions should clearly show;
The Council will initially assess the applications to check they fall within the criteria and are deliverable. These applications will then be consulted upon with the local community and should match the priorities expressed by the local community. Applicants will be notified once the consultation responses have been received and analysed.