The Building Safety Levy consultation

Closes 7 Feb 2023

Opened 22 Nov 2022

Overview

Consultation description

This consultation seeks views on the design and implementation of the Building Safety Levy. The Levy will be paid by developers and charged on new residential buildings requiring building control approval in England, for the purpose of meeting building safety expenditure.

The levy was announced in February 2021 and will ensure the taxpayer and leaseholders do not pay for the necessary remediation of building safety defects.

The consultation covers the following areas:

  • Overview and update
  • Exclusions
  • Supportive measures
  • Impact on industry
  • Sanctions and incentives
  • Appeals