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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 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
  • Effective 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

  • 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 currently 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. 3272 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

  • 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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