Notice of Passing of Development Charges Bylaw

August 28, 2019
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DEVELOPMENT CHARGES ACT, 1997, S.O. 1997, c.27

TAKE NOTICE that on Monday, August 26th, 2019, the Council of The Corporation of the Town of Collingwood passed By-law No. 2019-054 under Section 2 of the Development Charges Act, 1997, which imposes Town-wide development charge rates.

AND TAKE NOTICE that any person or organization may appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal in respect to the by-law by filing with the Clerk of The Corporation of the Town of Collingwood, not later than Monday, October 7th, 2019, a notice of appeal setting out the objection to the by-law and the reasons in support of the objection.

The charges in the aforementioned by-law will apply to all new residential and non-residential development, subject to certain terms, conditions and limited exemptions as identified therein.

Development charges are levied against new development to pay for the increased capital costs related to the provision of such Town services as Fire Protection Services, Police Protection Services, Transit, Parking and By-law, Outdoor Recreation Services, Indoor Recreation Services, Library Services, General Government, Roads and Related, Wastewater Services and Water Services. The development charges imposed by the by-law are as follows:

 Residential Development Charge(Per Dwelling Unit)
Rate Phase-In ScheduleSingle & Semi-DetachedOther MultiplesApartments 2+ BedroomsApartments Bachelor or 1 BedroomNon-Residential Charge Per Square Metre of GFA
Sept. 1, 2019 to Dec. 31, 2019 $30,006$22,632$18,025$10,445$68.77
Jan. 1, 2020 to Dec. 31, 2020$30,006$22,632$18,025$10,445$83.46
Jan. 1, 2021 to Dec. 31, 2021$30,006$22,632$18,025$10,445$98.43
Jan. 1, 2022 to Dec. 31, 2022$30.006$22,632$18,025$10,445$112.85
Jan. 1, 2023 to Dec. 31, 2023$30,006$22,632$18,025$10,445$127.55
Jan. 1, 2024 to By-law Expiry$30,006$22,632$18,025$10,445$142.24

Both the residential and non-residential development charge rates are in effect as of September 1st, 2019. Copies of the by-law can be viewed and downloaded at the Town of Collingwood website at The complete development charges by-law can also be examined at the Town Clerk’s Office from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday at the address shown below.

A key map has not been included in this notice as the Town-wide development charges applies to all lands located within the boundaries of the Town of Collingwood.

For further information, please contact the Clerk’s Office at 705-445-1030.