2019 Final Tax Rates

Assessment Class City Tax Rate Region Tax Rate Education Tax Rate Total
Commercial occupied .00486669 .00879971 .01030000 .02396640
Office (Full) .00486669 .00879971 .01030000 .02396640
Industrial (Full) .00706174 .01276869 .01290000 .03273043
Large Industrial (Full) .00706174 .01276869 .01030000 .03013043

View the 2019 Tax Rates document

Development Charges (non-residential)

Class Pickering Durham Region
Commercial $ 4.02/sf $ 14.08/sf
Industrial $ 4.02/sf $ 11.47/sf

Board of Education: non residential - no fee.

Average price of employment lands $300,000 - $425,000 (per acre)

Revised May 1, 2019 to reflect changes in Education Development Charges only.  The new indexed rates for 2019/2020 will be updated July 1, 2019 

Hydro Rates

Commercial Monthly Rate (less than 50 kw)

Monthly $ 16.34
Distribution $ 0.0164 /kwh
Transmission Rate $ 0.0064 ¢kwh

Natural Gas Charges

Monthly Charge $70.00
Gas Supply Charge $18.4434
First 500 8.4002 ¢/m3
Next 1,050 6.6674 ¢/m3
Next 4,500 5.454 ¢/m3
Next 7,000 4.6743 ¢/m3
Next 15,250 4.328 ¢/m3
Next 28,300 4.241 ¢/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.