Current Development Charges

Development Charges imposed by the bylaw effective March 2, 2020 to March 1, 2021.
Education charges effective May 20, 2020 to May 19, 2021.

Residential charges

Residential Development Charges are imposed according to the number and type of dwelling units proposed. The hard, soft and education services portion are payable at the applicable rate at the time of building permit issuance.

Soft services

Service Single and semi-detached dwelling Apartments and stacked townhouses with 2+ bedrooms Apartments, stacked townhouse, garden suite, bachelor and 1 bedroom Multiple unit dwellings Special care/special dwellings
Transit $2,846 $1,579 $1,129 $2,097 $940
Municipal parking $1,201 $667 $476 $885 $396
Outdoor recreation services $3,475 $1,928 $1,379 $2,560 $1,147
Indoor recreation services $4,547 $2,523 $1,804 $3,350 $1,501
Library services $1,001 $556 $397 $737 $330
Administration (studies) $789 $438 $313 $581 $261
Provincial Offences Act $7 $4 $3 $5 $2
Health services $243 $135 $96 $179 $81
Ambulance services $115 $64 $46 $85 $38
Fire protection services $327 $181 $129 $241 $108
Police services $685 $380 $272 $505 $227
Waste diversion $512 $285 $203 $378 $169
Total soft services $15,748 $8,740 $6,247 $11,603 $5,200

Hard services

Service Single and semi-detached dwelling Apartments and stacked townhouses with 2+ bedrooms Apartments, stacked townhouse, garden suite, bachelor and 1 bedroom Multiple unit dwellings Special care/special dwellings
Stormwater services $233 $129 $92 $172 $77
Wastewater services $6,744 $3,743 $2,675 $4,969 $2,226
Water services $7,134 $3,959 $2,831 $5,257 $2,356
Highway and related services $6,468 $3,589 $2,566 $4,765 $2,135
Total: hard services $20,579 $11,420 $8,164 $15,163 $6,794

Total City of Guelph charges

Service Single and semi-detached dwelling Apartments and stacked townhouses with 2+ bedrooms Apartments , stacked townhouse, garden suite, bachelor and 1 bedroom Multiple unit dwellings Special care/special dwellings
Total $36,327 $20,160 $14,411 $26,766 $11,994

Education

Service Single and semi-detached dwelling Apartments and stacked townhouses with 2+ bedrooms Apartments , stacked townhouse, garden suite, bachelor and 1 bedroom Multiple unit dwellings Special care/special dwellings
Upper Grand District School Board  $2,167 $2,167 $2,167 $2,167 $2,167
Wellington Catholic District School Board $619 $619 $619 $619 $619
Total education development charges $ 2,786 $ 2,786 $ 2,786 $ 2,786 $ 2,786

Deadline is January 30 for Non-residential and February 13 for residential applications,

Non-residential charges

Non-residential Development Charges are imposed according to the amount of gross floor area being developed. The full amount of the non-residential Development Charges are payable at the applicable rate at the time of building permit issuance.

Service Per square foot of gross floor area Per square metre of gross floor area
Transit $1.37 $14.71
Water services $3.23 34.76
Wastewater services $3.05 $32.86
Stormwater services $0.10 $1.11
Roads and related services $2.94 $31.64
Municipal parking $0.58 $6.24
Outdoor recreation services $0.19 $2.01
Indoor recreation services $0.25 $2.67
Library services $0.05 $0.56
Administration studies $0.38 $4.12
Health services $0.03 $0.33
Ambulance $0.05 $0.56
Fire protection services $0.16 $1.67
Police services $0.31 $3.34
Waste Diversion $0.11 $1.23
Total $12.80 $137.81