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Development Charges

Development charges are an important funding source for the City to help pay for the cost of infrastructure needed for future growth.

The consolidated version of the Development Charges Study incorporating the Background Study as amended and approved by Council on December 9, 2013 is available for review. 

New By-law and Rates Effective January 1, 2014

The final report on development charges and By-law 7324-13 were passed at the Council meeting of December 9, 2013. 

Please view the Notice of Passing of a Development Charge By-law and new rates effective January 1, 2014 for more information.

Development Charges

Our 2014/2015 Development Charges Pamphlet provides a summary for general information, and covers the period from January 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 only.

Our 2015/2016 Development Charges Pamphlet covers the period from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016 only.

We also collect Education Development charges and Region of Durham Development charges on behalf of the Region. The final amounts will be determined after the plans in support of a building application have been reviewed.