Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)

The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a charge levied on a new development, introduced by the Planning Act 2008.  It is intended to help local authorities deliver the infrastructure needed to support development.  The power to set a charge came into effect from April 2010, through the Community Infrastructure Levy Neighbourhood Fund.  Wakefield Council passes on 25% of the CIL funding to Town and Parish Councils.  

To year-ending March 2024, Ackworth Parish Council has received £138,951.44



Click here for decision details on the allocation of projects and funds.  


Below you will find information on the funds Ackworth Parish Council has received from Wakefield Council, along with details of where funds have been spent, allocated and so far unallocated.  Details are correct as of March 2024.


CIL Funds Received


Allocated Funds



Unallocated Funds


Overview of CIL Funds