TITLE

Sector argues for exemption from land levy

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Utility Week;2/1/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 14, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
30099942

 

Related Articles

  • Utilities 'thwarting regeneration'  // Building Design;7/5/2002, Issue 1540, p4 

    Focuses on a report which revealed that British utility companies are generating profit from regeneration projects and delaying their progress as of July 2002. Factors that hinder such projects; Reason for condemning the utilities by the report.

  • Pressure mounts for tax on infrastructure gains. Lazarus, Darren // Estates Gazette;5/1/2004, Issue 418, p32 

    Reports on the opinion of Stephen Glaister, professor of transport and infrastructure at the Imperial College in London, England, on the tax initiative for infrastructure gains in Great Britain. Benefit of the land value capture initiatives to British transport; Presence of a clear-cut case for...

  • The Leicester model. Garrett, Paul // Utility Week;1/16/2004, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p14 

    Provides information on the decision of the municipality of Leicester, England to provide utility services, including energy, telecommunications and water.

  • CALENDAR.  // Utility Week;9/6/2013, p28 

    A calendar of events concerning public utilities in Great Britain for September-October 2013 is presented, including Sustainable Water 2013, Green Deal Forum and Investing in Infrastructure 2013.

  • Failing Grades. Geiger, Beth // Current Science;1/18/2008, Vol. 93 Issue 10, p8 

    The article presents information on the bad condition of the U.S. infrastructure, public facilities that enable a country to function and include roads, dams, bridges, airports, railways, utilities, and schools.

  • "A robust resilience plan allows each organisation to develop unique responses that specifically respond to the given risks". Fitch, Mark // Utility Week;3/20/2015, p15 

    The author comments on utilities companies in Great Britain adopting a robust resilience plan to manage threats to critical infrastructure, including power, water, sewerage and transport disruption.

  • BPF calls for planning gain decision. Norman, Paul // Estates Gazette;2/18/2006, Issue 607, p31 

    The article reports on the response of the industry lobby group BPF to a consultation paper of the British government about the proposed planning gain supplement (PGS) levy. BPF urges the British government to decide on the PGS levy. The reluctance of the government to decide on the matter is...

  • Study gives ODPM green light for land tax scheme. Wehner, Piers // Estates Gazette;5/29/2004, Issue 422, p35 

    Reports on the study commissioned by the British Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and the Royal Institute for Chartered Surveyors linking infrastructure developments to land values indicating a possible implementation of a land tax scheme as of May 2004. Range of house and office distances...

  • BPF wants tariff not tax.  // EG: Estates Gazette;9/3/2005, Issue 535, p22 

    This article reports that the British Property Federation has urged the British government to abandon plans to introduce a new land tax in 2006 and concentrate instead on developing a planning tariff to pay for local infrastructure. The move is in response to the British Department of Treasury's...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics