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Business Costs

City of Pickering Business Costs [PDF]

2014 Final Tax Rates

Assessment ClassCity Tax RateRegion Tax RateEducation Tax RateTotal
Commercial occupied.00543854.01049459.01153338.027746651
Office (Full).00543854.01049459.01153338.027746651
Industrial (Full).00847587.01635565.01560000.04043152
Large Industrial (Full).00550932.01063139.01014000.02628071

View 2014 Tax Rates document

Development Charges

ClassPickeringDurham Region
Commercial$ 3.74/sf$ 13.05/sf
Industrial$ 3.74/sf$ 6.98/sf

Board of Education: non residential - no fee.

View the 2014 / 2015 Development Charges pamphlet

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

Hydro Rates

Commercial Monthly Rate (less than 50 kw)

Monthly$ 13.88
Distribution$ 0.0171 /kw
Transmission Rate$ 0.0061 ¢kw

Natural Gas Charges

Monthly Charge$70
Gas Supply Charge12.7159 ¢/m3
First 500 8.1357  ¢/m3
Next 1,0506.4065 ¢/m3
Next 4,5005.1958 ¢/m3
Next 7,0004.4177 ¢/m3
Next 15,2504.0721 ¢/m3
Next 28,3004.9853 ¢/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.