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Business Costs

City of Pickering Business Costs [PDF]

2013 Final Tax Rates

Assessment ClassCity Tax RateRegion Tax RateEducation Tax RateTotal
Commercial occupied.00542781.01065916.01170935.02779632
Office (Full).00542781.01065916.01170935.02779632
Industrial (Full).00845915.01661211.01590000.04097126
Large Industrial (Full).00845915.01661211.01590000.04097126

View 2013 Tax Rates document

Development Charges

ClassPickeringDurham Region
Commercial$ 4.07/sf$ 12.96/sf
Industrial$ 4.07/sf$ 5.40/sf

Board of Education: non residential - no fee.

View the 2013 / 2014 Development Charges pamphlet

Average price of employment lands $200,000 - $325,000 (per acre)

Hydro Rates

Commercial Monthly Rate (less than 50 kw)

Monthly$ 13.81
Distribution$ 0.0155/kw
Transmission Rate$ 0.061/kw

Natural Gas Charges

Monthly Charge$70
Gas Supply Charge21.1389 ¢/m3
First 500 8.074  ¢/m3
Next 1,0506.3914 ¢/m3
Next 4,5005.2134 ¢/m3
Next 7,0004.4561 ¢/m3
Next 15,2504.1199 ¢/m3
Next 28,3004.0355 ¢/m3

Please contact the City's Economic Development Office for more information on Water and Sanitary Charges, Labour Costs, Real Estate & Building Permits.

Visit our Demographics and Statistics page for more information pertaining to Business Costs.