Development Charges

These development charges are in effect as of September 1, 2022.


  • Single detached dwelling and semi-detached dwelling:
    • Within the urban area: $16,663 per unit
    • Within the non-urban area: $9,736 per unit
  • Townhouse dwelling: $10,451.00 per unit
  • Apartment dwelling: $7,920.00 per unit


  • Urban Area - Tourist Core: $34.38 per square metre of gross floor area
  • Urban Area - Excluding Tourist Core: $56.21 per square metre of gross floor area
  • Non-Urban Area: $25.84 per square metre of gross floor area


Industrial Development Charges were abolished in November 2001.


 For complete details, refer to the Development Charges By-law (2019). For map of the Urban & Non-Urban areas, refer to Schedule “C” of the By-law. The updated charges are listed in the Notice of the Passing of the Development Charges By-law (2019).

Development Charges 2019

A municipality is required to update its Development Charges every five years.  At the link below, please find the background study that provides the basis for the 2019 Development Charges by-law.

The documents came from an external source and should you require an alternative (i.e., accessible) format, please contact Bill Matson.