Sector argues for exemption from land levy

February 2008
Utility Week;2/1/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 14, p43
Trade Publication
The article reports on the move by utility companies in Great Britain to launch a campaign to be exempt from the proposed new planning charge, the Community Infrastructure Levy. Utility companies that need planning permission for infrastructure schemes have stepped up their campaign to be exempt from the charge. Utility companies are arguing that they should be exempt because there is rarely any uplift in land value as a result of utility development and any local needs can be dealt with better via the existing section 106 regime.


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