Guelph City Council approves 2014 Development Charges By-law

On February 10, 2014 Guelph City Council passed Development Charge By-law No. (2014)-19692 under section 2(1) of the Development Charges Act, 1997, S.O., 1997 c.27.

Development Charges imposed by the by-law come into effect on March 2, 2014.

2014-2015 Residential Development Charges
Service

Single & Semi-Detached Dwelling

Apartments with 2+ Bedroom

Apartments Bachelor and 1 Bedroom

Other Multiples

Services Related to a Highway

$3,411

$2,053

$1,432

$2,569

Transit

$505

$304

$212

$380

Parking

$686

$413

$288

$517

Fire Protection Services

$284

$171

$119

$214

Police Services

$399

$240

$167

$300

Outdoor Recreation Services

$3,341

$2,011

$1,402

$2,516

Indoor Recreation Services

$2,556

$1,538

$1,073

$1,925

Library Services

$540

$325

$227

$407

Administration

$318

$191

$133

$239

Provincial Offences (Court)

$9

$5

$4

$7

Health Services

$64

$39

$27

$48

Ambulance

$29

$17

$12

$22

Stormwater Services

$121

$73

$51

$91

Wastewater Services

$6,344

$3,818

$2,663

$4,778

Water Services

$8,625

$5,191

$3,620

$6,495

Total

$27,232

$16,389

$11,430

$20,508

2014-2015 Non-residential Development Charges
SERVICE

Per Metre Squared of Gross floor area

SERVICES RELATED TO A HIGHWAY

$15.50

TRANSIT

$2.58

PARKING

$3.44

FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES

$1.29

POLICE SERVICES

$1.83

OUTDOOR RECREATION SERVICES

$1.51

INDOOR RECREATION SERVICES

$1.18

LIBRARY SERVICES

$0.22

ADMINISTRATION

$1.61

PROVINCIAL OFFENCES (COURT)

$0

HEALTH SERVICES

$0.11

AMBULANCE

$0.11

STORMWATER SERVICES

$0.54

WASTEWATER SERVICES

$28.77

WATER SERVICES

$39.09

TOTAL

$97.78

The by-law applies to all lands within the geographic boundaries of the City of Guelph.

2014 Development Charges By-law

Any person or organization objecting to the by-law may appeal to the Ontario Municipal Board under Section 14 of the Development Charges Act by filing with the City Clerk on or before 4:30 p.m. on March 24, 2014. The notice of appeal should set out the objection to the by-law and the reasons supporting the objection.  The applicable fee of $125.00 paid by cheque or money order, made payable to the Minister of Finance must also be submitted with the appeal.

Blair Labelle, City Clerk
City of Guelph
1 Carden Street
Guelph, ON
N1H 3A1
519-837-5603
clerks@guelph.ca

Learn more about Guelph’s Development Charges at guelph.ca/dc