Municipalities in Ontario use Development Charges (DCs) to recover growth related capital costs associated with residential and non-residential growth. In accordance with the Development Charges Act, DCs are collected at the building permit stage to help the City pay for municipal services needed to support the new development. These services include, water, wastewater, emergency services, roads and more.
Please refer to heading “Rates” below for the rates in effect from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.
View the Development Charges By-law.
Development Charge Exemptions
For more information regarding Development Charges, please call 705-674-4455, ext. 2529.