Current Fees for Development Charges

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

New fees for Sept. 2017 to August 2018 are available

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

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)

Effective Sept. 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017

Residential

Category of Service Single Detached and Semi-Detached Apartments Other Multiples Special Care / Special Dwelling Units / Rooms
4+ Bedrooms 2 & 3 Bedrooms Bachelor &1 Bedroom
Total municipal wide services7,99510,9895,1663.2955,8243,022
Wastewater (if available)4,4206,0762,8651,8233,2201,671
Water (if available)3,1294,3012,0211,2902,2801,183
Total Urban Services7,54910,3774,8773,1135,5002,854
Grand Total Rural Area7,99510,9895,1663,2955,8243,022
Grand Total Urban Area 15,54421,36610,0436,40811,3245,876

Commercial and Industrial

Category of Service Per Sq. ft of Gross Floor Area Wind Turbines
Commercial Industrial Institutional
Total municipal wide services5.202.173.727,005
Wastewater (if available)3.181.322.27N/A
Water (if available)2.250.941.61N/A
Total Urban Services5.432.26N/AN/A
Grand Total Rural Area5.202.173.727,005
Grand Total Urban Area10.634.437.607,005

* 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 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 please contact Pat Busnello at 905-980-6000, ext. 3379

Past Development Charges

View the previous Regional Development Charges »


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