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The Charging Authority

The Charging Authority is Hertsmere Borough Council

Date of Approval

This Charging Schedule was approved by the council on 17 September 2014

Date of Effect

This Charging Schedule came into effect on 1 December 2014

CIL Rates

The rate at which CIL is charged is:

Residential Development
AreaCIL Rate (per sqm)

Area A


Area B


Elstree Way Corridor


Commercial Development
TypeCIL Rate (per sqm)

Hotel (Use Class C1)


Specialist accommodation for the elderly and / or disabled including Sheltered and Retirement Housing and Nursing Homes, Residential Care Homes and Extra Care Accommodation


Retail (Use Class A1)


Office (Use Class B1)


Industrial (Use Class B2)


 * For the purposes the Hertsmere Charging Schedule, 'houses in multiple occupation' and hostels are classified as residential development.

The Charging Areas

The Charging Areas A, B and ‘Elstree Way Corridor’ are defined in the “Community Infrastructure Levy Charging Area” Map in Section 4 a) of this guidance, which is taken from Annex 1 of the CIL Charging Schedule.

Calculating the Chargeable Amount

We will calculate the amount of CIL payable (“chargeable amount”) in respect of a chargeable development in accordance with regulation 40 of the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 (as amended). The above rates are subject to indexation as defined in Regulation 40 (5).

Statutory Compliance

This Charging Schedule has been published in accordance with the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 (as amended in the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2011, 2012, 2013) and Part 11 of the Planning Act 2008 and in any future amendments.


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