Developers guide to infrastructure contributions in Suffolk

Information on COVID-19 and Section 106 Developer Contributions as at July 2020 (PDF, 137KB)

All planning authorities, including the county, district and borough councils, have worked together to produce a countywide guide to developer contributions.  It is not definitive and is in the process of being updated but it will give you an idea of what contributions will be expected.

Developer contributions are funded through either S106 Contributions, or the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL), further information can be found in the Developers Guide.

Download the Developers Guide to Infrastructure Contributions in Suffolk (PDF, 335MB).

Update on developer contribution costs for early years and education (July 2020) (PDF, 143KB).

Further information on the guide

The Code of Practice Protocol (PDF, 120KB) is an agreed approach that explains how local planning authorities and service providers will assess developer contributions. 

Borough or district councils are responsible for most planning decisions. 

The following documents provide further information about the infrastructure requirements in chapter 4 of the developers guide:

Monitoring obligations

The CIL (Community Infrastructure Levy) Regulations allow for the charging of monitoring fees. In this respect the county council charges a minimum of £412 for each trigger point in a planning obligation, payable upon completion of the Deed.

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Contact us 

For further information contact our Development Contributions Manager, Neil McManus, at