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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.

  • Effective Jan. 1 to Aug. 31, 2022
    Residents
    Category of Service Per Dwelling Unit
    Single / Semi-Detached 2+ Bedroom Apartments 1 Bedroom Apartments Other Multiple / Duplex Special Care / Dwelling
    Services Related to Highway $8,046 $5,585 $3,317 $5,861 $3,041
    Police Services $482 $335 $199 $352 $183
    General Government $271 $188 $111 $198 $103
    Long-term Care $1,548 $1,075 $640 $1,130 $585
    Provincial Offences Act $61 $42 $27 $45 $23
    Health $189 $133 $78 $138 $71
    EMS $212 $147 $87 $154 $80
    Social Housing $1,533 $1,063 $632 $1,115 $579
    Waste Diversion $462 $320 $190 $336 $175
    Sub Total $12,804 $8,888 $5,281 $9,329 $4,840
    Wastewater (if available) $5,647 $3,921 $2,330 $4,114 $2,135
    Water (if available) $3,998 $2,776 $1,649 $2,913 $1,511
    Total $22,449 $15,585 $9,260 $16,356 $8,486

    Commercial and Industrial
    Category of Service Per Square Foot Per Unit
    Commercial Industrial Institutional Wind Turbines
    Services Related to Highway $5.68 $2.39 $4.06 $8,047
    Police Services $0.35 $0.15 $0.27 $482
    General Government $0.26 $0.09 $0.16 $271
    Long-term Care $0.44 $0.17 $0.32 $0
    Provincial Offences Act $0.06 $0.02 $0.03 $0
    Health $0.04 $0.02 $0.03 $0
    EMS $0.04 $0.02 $0.03 $212
    Social Housing $0 $0 $0 $0
    Waste Diversion $0.40 $0.15 $0.29 $0
    Sub Total $7.27 $3.01 $5.19 $9,012
    Wastewater (if available) $4.05 $1.69 $2.90 $0
    Water (if available) $2.88 $1.19 $2.05 $0
    Total $14.20 $5.89 $10.14 $9,012

    • Effective January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018
      Residential
      Category of Service Single Detached and Semi-Detached Apartments Other Multiples Special Care / Special Dwelling Units / Rooms
      2+ Bedrooms Bachelor and 1 Bedroom
      Total municipal wide services 8,235 5,716 3,394 6,000 3,111
      Wastewater (if available) 4,553 3,160 1,878 3,317 1,721
      Water (if available) 3,223 2,237 1,329 2,348 1,218
      Total Urban Services 7,776 5,397 3,207 5,665 2,939
      Grand Total Rural Area 8,235 5,716 3,394 6,000 3,111
      Grand Total Urban Area 16,011 11,113 6,601 11,665 6,050

      Commercial and Industrial
      Category of Service Per Sq. ft of Gross Floor Area Wind Turbines
      Commercial Industrial Institutional
      Total municipal wide services 5.35 2.23 3.83 7,215
      Wastewater (if available) 3.28 1.36 2.34N/A
      Water (if available) 2.32 0.97 1.66N/A
      Total Urban Services 5.60 2.33 4.00N/A
      Grand Total Rural Area 5.35 2.23 3.83 7,215
      Grand Total Urban Area 10.95 4.56 7.83 7,215

    We provide an industrial development charge grant where 100 per cent 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 designated exemption 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. 3239 for more information.

    Development Charges Reduction Program

    We offer development charge reductions to encourage development and redevelopment in central urban areas, designated exemption areas and brownfield sites.

    For more information, contact Pat Busnello at 905-980-6000 ext. 3379

    Past Development Charges

      • Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2021
        Residents
        Category of Service Per Dwelling Unit
        Single / Semi-Detached 2+ Bedroom Apartments 1 Bedroom Apartments Other Multiple / Duplex Special Care / Dwelling
        Services Related to Highway $7,208 $5,004 $2,972 $5,251 $2,724
        Police Services $432 $300 $178 $315 $164
        General Government $243 $168 $99 $177 $92
        Long-term Care $1,387 $963 $573 $1,012 $524
        Provincial Offences Act $55 $38 $24 $40 $21
        Health $169 $119 $70 $124 $64
        EMS $190 $132 $78 $138 $72
        Social Housing $1,373 $952 $566 $999 $519
        Waste Diversion $414 $287 $170 $301 $157
        Sub Total $11,471 $7,963 $4,730 $8,357 $4,337
        Wastewater (if available) $5,059 $3,513 $2,087 $3,686 $1,913
        Water (if available) $3,582 $2,487 $1,477 $2,610 $1,354
        Total $20,112 $13,963 $8,294 $14,653 $7,604

        Commercial and Industrial
        Category of Service Per Square Foot Per Unit
        Commercial Industrial Institutional Wind Turbines
        Services Related to Highway $5.09 $2.14 $3.64 $7,209
        Police Services $0.31 $0.13 $0.24 $432
        General Government $0.23 $0.08 $0.14 $243
        Long-term Care $0.39 $0.15 $0.29 $0
        Provincial Offences Act $0.05 $0.02 $0.03 $0
        Health $0.04 $0.02 $0.03 $0
        EMS $0.04 $0.02 $0.03 $190
        Social Housing $0 $0 $0 $0
        Waste Diversion $0.36 $0.13 $0.26 $0
        Sub Total $6.51 $2.69 $4.66 $8,074
        Wastewater (if available) $3.63 $1.51 $2.60 $0
        Water (if available) $2.58 $1.07 $1.84 $0
        Total $12.72 $5.27 $9.10 $8,074
      Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2020
      Residents
      Category of Service Per Dwelling Unit
      Single / Semi-Detached 2+ Bedroom Apartments 1 Bedroom Apartments Other Multiple / Duplex Special Care / Dwelling
      Services Related to Highway $7,047 $4,892 $2,905 $5,133 $2,663
      Police Services $422 $293 $174 $308 $160
      General Government $238 $164 $97 $173 $90
      Long-term Care $1,356 $941 $560 $989 $512
      Provincial Offences Act $54 $37 $23 $39 $21
      Health $165 $116 $68 $121 $63
      EMS $186 $129 $76 $135 $70
      Social Housing $1,342 $931 $553 $977 $507
      Waste Diversion $405 $281 $166 $294 $153
      Sub Total $11,215 $7,784 $4,622 $8,169 $4,239
      Wastewater (if available) $4,946 $3,434 $2,040 $3,603 $1,870
      Water (if available) $3,502 $2,431 $1,444 $2,552 $1,324
      Total $19,663 $13,649 $8,106 $14,324 $7,433

      Commercial and Industrial
      Category of Service Per Square Foot Per Unit
      Commercial Industrial Institutional Wind Turbines
      Services Related to Highway $4.98 $2.09 $3.56 7,048
      Police Services $0.30 $0.13 $0.23 $422
      General Government $0.22 $0.08 $0.14 $238
      Long-term Care $0.38 $0.15 $0.28 $0
      Provincial Offences Act $0.05 $0.02 $0.03 $0
      Health $0.04 $0.02 $0.03 $0
      EMS $0.04 $0.02 $0.03 $186
      Social Housing $0 $0 $0 $0
      Waste Diversion $0.35 $0.13 $0.25 $0
      Sub Total $6.36 $2.64 $4.55 $7,894
      Wastewater (if available) $3.55 $1.48 $2.54 $0
      Water (if available) $2.52 $1.05 $1.80 $0
      Total $12.43 $5.17 $8.89 $7,894
    • Sept. 1 to Dec. 31, 2019
      Residents
      Category of Service Per Dwelling Unit
      Single / Semi-Detached 2+ Bedroom Apartments 1 Bedroom Apartments Other Multiple / Duplex Special Care / Dwelling
      Services Related to Highway $6,821 $4,735 $2,821 $4,969 $2,578
      Police Services $408 $284 $168 $298 $155
      General Government $230 $159 $94 $167 $87
      Long-term Care $1,313 $911 $542 $957 $496
      Provincial Offences Act $52 $36 $22 $38 $20
      Health $160 $112 $66 $117 $61
      EMS $180 $125 $74 $131 $68
      Social Housing $1,299 $901 $535 $946 $491
      Waste Diversion $392 $272 $161 $285 $148
      Sub Total $10,855 $7,535 $4,474 $7,908 $4,104
      Wastewater (if available) $4,788 $3,324 $1,975 $3,488 $1,810
      Water (if available) $3,390 $2,353 $1,398 $2,470 $1,282
      Total $19,033 $13,212 $7,847 $13,866 $7,196

      Commercial and Industrial
      Category of Service Per Square Foot Per Unit
      Commercial Industrial Institutional Wind Turbines
      Services Related to Highway $4.82 $2.02 $3.45 $6,822
      Police Services $0.29 $0.13 $0.22 $408
      General Government $0.21 $0.08 $0.14 $230
      Long-term Care $0.37 $0.15 $0.27 $0
      Provincial Offences Act $0.05 $0.02 $0.03 $0
      Health $0.04 $0.02 $0.03 $0
      EMS $0.04 $0.02 $0.03 $180
      Social Housing $0 $0 $0 $0
      Waste Diversion $0.34 $0.13 $0.24 $0
      Sub Total $6.16 $2.57 $4.41 $7,640
      Wastewater (if available) $3.44 $1.43 $2.46 $0
      Water (if available) $2.44 $1.02 $1.74 $0
      Total $12.04 $5.02 $8.61 $7,640
    • Jan. 1 to Aug. 31, 2019
      Residents
      Category of Service Per Dwelling Unit
      Single / Semi-Detached 2+ Bedroom Apartments 1 Bedroom Apartments Other Multiple / Duplex Special Care / Dwelling
      Services Related to Highway $6,821 $4,735 $2,821 $4,970 $2,578
      Police Services $407 $283 $168 $297 $154
      General Government $229 $159 $95 $167 $86
      Long-term Care $527 $365 $217 $384 $200
      Provincial Offences Act $38 $26 $15 $27 $14
      Health $116 $80 $47 $84 $43
      EMS $131 $92 $55 $96 $49
      Social Housing $297 $206 $122 $217 $113
      Waste Diversion $96 $66 $39 $69 $36
      Sub Total $8,662 $6,012 $3,570 $6,311 $3,273
      Wastewater (if available) $4,789 $3,324 $1,975 $3,489 $1,810
      Water (if available) $3,390 $2,353 $1,398 $2,470 $1,281
      Total $16,841 $11,689 $6,943 $12,270 $6,364

      Commercial and Industrial
      Category of Service Per Square Foot Per Unit
      Commercial Industrial Institutional Wind Turbines
      Services Related to Highway $4.82 $2.01 $3.45 $6,821
      Police Services $0.29 $0.13 $0.22 $407
      General Government $0.19 $0.07 $0.14 $229
      Long-term Care $0.15 $0.06 $0.11 $0
      Provincial Offences Act $0.03 $0.01 $0.02 $0
      Health $0.04 $0.01 $0.02 $0
      EMS $0.03 $0.01 $0.03 $131
      Social Housing $0 $0 $0 $0
      Waste Diversion $0.07 $0.04 $0.04 $0
      Sub Total $5.62 $2.34 $4.03 $7,588
      Wastewater (if available) $3.45 $1.43 $2.46 $0
      Water (if available) $2.44 $1.02 $1.75 $0
      Total $11.51 $4.79 $8.24 $7,588
    • Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2018
      Residential
      Category of Service Single Detached and Semi-Detached Apartments Other Multiples Special Care / Special Dwelling Units / Rooms
      2+ Bedrooms Bachelor and 1 Bedroom
      Total municipal wide services 8,235 5,716 3,394 6,000 3,111
      Wastewater (if available) 4,553 3,160 1,878 3,317 1,721
      Water (if available) 3,223 2,237 1,329 2,348 1,218
      Total Urban Services 7,776 5,397 3,207 5,665 2,939
      Grand Total Rural Area 8,235 5,716 3,394 6,000 3,111
      Grand Total Urban Area 16,011 11,113 6,601 11,665 6,050

      Commercial and Industrial
      Category of Service Per Sq. ft of Gross Floor Area Wind Turbines
      Commercial Industrial Institutional
      Total municipal wide services 5.35 2.23 3.83 7,215
      Wastewater (if available) 3.28 1.36 2.34 N/A
      Water (if available) 2.32 0.97 1.66 N/A
      Total Urban Services 5.60 2.33 4.00 N/A
      Grand Total Rural Area 5.35 2.23 3.83 7,215
    • Nov. 16 to Dec. 31, 2017
      Residential
      Category of Service Single Detached and Semi-Detached Apartments Other Multiples Special Care / Special Dwelling Units / Rooms
      2+ Bedrooms Bachelor and 1 Bedroom
      Total municipal wide services 7,995 5,549 3,295 5,824 3,022
      Wastewater (if available) 4,420 3,068 1,823 3,220 1,671
      Water (if available) 3,129 2,172 1,290 2,280 1,183
      Total Urban Services 7,549 5,240 3,113 5,500 2,854
      Grand Total Rural Area 7,995 5,549 3,295 5,824 3,022
      Grand Total Urban Area 15,544 10,789 6,408 11,324 5,876

      Commercial and Industrial
      Category of Service Per Sq. ft of Gross Floor Area Wind Turbines
      Commercial Industrial Institutional
      Total municipal wide services 5.20 2.17 3.72 7,005
      Wastewater (if available) 3.18 1.32 2.27 N/A
      Water (if available) 2.25 0.94 1.61 N/A
      Total Urban Services 5.43 2.26 N/A N/A
      Grand Total Rural Area 5.20 2.17 3.17 7,005
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