Current Fees for Development Charges

Development Charges are calculated and collected for any construction project that needs a building permit to complete.

Regional Development Charges will not be charged for water or wastewater management where those services are not available.

Regional Development Charges rates will be indexed by 1.7% effective September 1, 2016, in accordance with Indexing sections 21-23 of the Regional Development Charges By-law 62-2012.

Effective September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017

Residential
Category of Service Per Dwelling Unit Per Dwelling Room
Single Detached Other Multiple Apartment
General Government $83$58$46$27
Emergency Medical Services $78$56$44$25
Police Services $265$192$148$88
Roads $5,743$2,957$1,992$1,251
Sub Total $6,169$3,263$2,230$1,391
Wastewater (if available) $3,349$2,415$1,879$1,097
Water (if available) $966$697$542$316
Total - Region Wide Services $10,484$6,375$4,651$2,804

Non-Residential
Category of Service Per Square Feet of Gross Floor Area
Comm Indust* Institu Hotel
General Government $0.10$0.05$0.05$0.03
Emergency Medical Services $0.03$0.01$0.01$0.01
Police Services $0.35$0.15$0.16$0.10
Roads $6.34$2.86$2.98$1.91
Sub Total $6.82$3.07$3.20$2.05
Wastewater (if available) $4.02$1.79$1.88$1.21
Water (if available) $1.28$0.57$0.60$0.39
Total - Region Wide Services $12.12$5.43$5.68$3.65

(Commercial, Industrial, Institutional and Hotel/Motel)

* We currently provide an industrial development charge grant where 100% of the Regional development charges on eligible industrial developments may be waived at the time of issuing a building permit. Call 905-980-6000 ext. 3710 for more information.

For development grant and incentives available within community improvement plan areas and brownfields, call 905-980-6000 ext. 3357 for information.

By-law

Our Development Charges By-law is the official document for all calculations, charges and exemptions. Call 905-980-6000 ext. 3272 for more information.

Development Charges Reduction Program

We offer development charge reductions to encourage development and redevelopment in central urban areas, local community improvement project areas and brownfield sites.

Past Development Charges

View the previous Regional Development Charges »


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