Previous Development Charges

Development Charge rates effective December 13, 2021 to March 1, 2022.
Education charges effective May 20, 2021 to May 19, 2022.
(Rates are adjusted annually for inflation)

Residential development charges

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

Municipal-wide services

Service Single detached or 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
Services related to a highway $6,034 $3,349 $2,394 $4,446 $1,992
Fire protection services $335 $185 $132 $247 $110
Police services $701 $389 $278 $517 $232
Transit $2,912 $1,616 $1,155 $2,145 $961
Parking services $1,316 $731 $522 $970 $434
Parks and recreation $9,331 $5,179 $3,703 $6,876 $3,081
Public works $566 $314 $224 $418 $187
Library services $886 $491 $352 $653 $292
Growth studies $825 $457 $327 $608 $272
Public Health services $319 $177 $126 $235 $105
Provincial Offences Act $7 $4 $3 $5 $2
Ambulance services $118 $66 $47 $87 $39
Waste diversion $582 $323 $231 $429 $193
Total municipal-wide services $23,933 $13,281 $9,494 $17,636 $7,901

Urban services

Service Single detached or 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
Wastewater services $6,899 $3,829 $2,737 $5,083 $2,278
Water services $7,298 $4,050 $2,896 $5,378 $2,410
Stormwater services $238 $132 $94 $176 $78
Total: Urban services $14,436 $8,011 $5,727 $10,637 $4,766

Total: All residential development charges

Service Single detached or 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: All residential development charges $38,369 $21,292 $15,222 $28,273 $12,667

Education

Service Single detached or 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  $2,222 $2,222 $2,222 $2,222 $2,222
Wellington Catholic District School Board $619 $619 $619 $619 $619
Total education development charges $ 2,841 $ 2,841 $ 2,841 $ 2,841 $ 2,841

Grand total: residential

Service Single detached or 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 $41,210 $24,133 $18,063 $31,114 $15,508

Non-residential development 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.

Municipal-wide services

Service Per square metre of gross floor area Per square foot of gross floor area
Services related to a highway $29.52 $2.74
Fire protection services $1.71 $0.16
Police services $3.42 $0.32
Transit $15.04 $1.40
Parking services $6.84 $0.64
Parks and recreation services $5.36 $0.50
Public works (facilities, vehicles and equipment) $2.74 $0.25
Library services $0.57 $0.05
Growth studies $4.33 $0.40
Public Health $0.34 $0.03
Provincial Offences Act $0.00 $0.00
Ambulance $0.57 $0.05
Waste diversion $1.48 $0.14
Total: Municipal-wide services $71.92 $6.68

Urban services

Service Per square metre of gross floor area Per square foot of gross floor area
Stormwater services $1.14 $0.11
Wastewater services $33.62 $3.12
Water services $35.56 $3.30
Total: Urban services $70.32 $6.53

Total: Non-residential development charges

Service Per square metre of gross floor area Per square foot of gross floor area
Total: Non-residential development charges $142.24 $13.21