Development charges are the fees collected at the time of developing your property. These fees cover the cost of infrastructure and services that we provide, such as roads, municipal water and sewer.  Please contact us to confirm the correct rate of the development charges.

2024 Proposed Area-Specific Development Charges Background Study: Bayshore Village, Brechin/Lagoon City and Rama Road

At the June 24, Council meeting, Council passed Area Specific Development Charge Bylaws No. 2024.52 (Bayshore) and 2024.53 (Brechin/Lagoon City), under Section 2 of the Development Charges Act1997 (the Act). The Area Specific Development Charge By-law for Rama Road was differed. 

View Notice of Passing

Public Consultation

The Public Meeting regarding the below Area-Specific  Development Charges Background Study occurred at the May 27, 2024, Council meeting.  View the Presentation or listen to the presentation. 

DC Background Study

DRAFT ASEC Bylaw - Rama Road 

Development Charge Summary

The Development Charge Summary outlines our current development charge rates. We combine these fees with your building permit fees at the time of permit application.


Development Charge Bylaw

The development charge bylaw outlines and defines when development charges are applicable.

Development Charge Bylaws

Development Charge Abatement Program

We are waiving the municipal and county development charges, for non-residential development within our Ramara Industrial Park. The educational development charges are still applicable. Please contact us for more details.