Development Charges

Development Charges are collected to assist in financing capital projects required to meet the increased need for services resulting from growth and development.

County development charges are collected in accordance with by-law No.5523-17 which was approved on May 25, 2017. The Development Charge Information Sheet summarizes the current policy and rates. The schedule of development charges imposed by the by-law is as follows:

Schedule 'A'
By-Law 5523-17

Schedule of County-Wide Development Charges - Effective June 1st, 2017

 

Service

Residential

 

Non- Residential

(per s.f. of Gross Floor Area) 

Single-Detached
Dwelling and
Semi- Detached
Dwelling

Apartments
2 Bedrooms+

Apartments Bachelor

and 1 Bedroom

Other Multiples

Special Care / Special Dwelling Units SCD

Library

Administration

Ambulance

Police

Roads and Related

Childcare

Provincial Offences Act

Health Unit

Social Services

Homes for the Aged

Waste Diversion

944

69

54

130

2,733

21

121

93

115

86

348

613

45

35

84

1,773

14

79

60

75

56

226

447

33

26

62

1,294

10

57

44

54

41

165

746

55

43

103

2,159

17

96

73

91

68

275

296

22

17

41

857

7

38

29

26

27

109 

 

0.04

0.03

0.01

0.05

1.03

0.00

0.04

0.01

0.01

0.01

0.13

 

 Total

4,714

3.060

2,233

3,726

1,479 

1.36

The development charges set out above came into effect on June 1, 2017 and apply to all lands within the County of Wellington. The by-law also provides for the automatic indexing of the development charges on January 1 of each year. For more information on the County Development Charges, the Development Charge Background Study and how development charges may relate to your property, please contact the County Treasury Department or your local municipal office.

Key Documents for Development Charges

Development Charge Information Sheet

By-Law No. 5523-17 Consolidated Development Charges for the County of Wellington

County of Wellington Annual Development Charge Statement

2017 County of Wellington Development Charge Background Study

 

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