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 and by-law No.5590-18 which was approved on May 25, 2017 and October 25, 2018 respectively. 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 5590-18

Schedule of County-Wide Development Charges - Effective October 25th, 2018

 

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

Studies

Ambulance

Police

Roads and Related

Childcare

Provincial Offences Act

Health Unit

Social Services

Homes for the Aged

Waste Diversion

972

102

56

134

2,900

22

125

96

118

89

358

631

66

36

87

1,882

14

81

62

77

58

233

460

48

27

64

1,373

10

59

45

56

42

170

768

80

44

106

2,292

18

99

75

94

70

283

305

32

18

42

909

7

39

30

37

28

112 

 

0.04

0.04

0.01

0.05

1.10

0.00

0.04

0.01

0.01

0.01

0.13

 

 Total

4,972

3,227

2,354

3,929

1,559 

1.44

The development charges set out above came into effect on October 25th, 2018 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. 5590-18 Consolidated Development Charges for the County of Wellington

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

2018 County of Wellington Development Charge Update Study

 

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