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 November 16, 2017 to December 31, 2017


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 services7,995 5,549 3,295 5,8243,022
Wastewater (if available)4,420 3,068 1,823 3,2201,671
Water (if available)3,129 2,172 1,290 2,2801,183
Total Urban Services7,549 5,240 3,113 5,5002,854
Grand Total Rural Area7,995 5,549 3,295 5,8243,022
Grand Total Urban Area 15,544 10,789 6,408 11,3245,876

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.


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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