Development Charge Rates Increase as of July 1

May 25, 2018

The City of Greater Sudbury’s Development Charge (DC) rates will increase July 1, 2018, and remain in effect until June 30, 2019. 

The rates include the final 2017 phased-in rate increase and are calculated in accordance with the Development Charges Act, City of Greater Sudbury By-Law 2014-151 and the inflationary adjustment of 3.5 per cent based on the Non-Residential Building Construction Price Index. 

The City of Greater Sudbury collects a DC at the building permit stage to recover a portion of the growth-related costs to install and provide services, such as water, roads, emergency services and parks and recreation, to new development. DCs are applied to all new residential and non-residential development, subject to certain terms, conditions and limited exemptions, as identified in the by-law.

The rates below are for lots serviced with water and wastewater, and are effective as of July 1, 2018:

  • Single Family Dwellings:  $17,764 per unit 
  • Semi-Detached Dwellings:  $14,108 per unit 
  • Multiples and Apartments: $10,451 per unit 
  • Industrial:  $4.92 per square foot 
  • Non-Industrial (Commercial/Institutional): $9.40 per square foot 

Rates for lots without water and/or wastewater services are lower than listed above.

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