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Notice of passing of Municipal-Wide Development Charges Bylaw

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the City of Guelph passed municipal-wide development charges Bylaws No. (2024) - 20866 to (2024) - 20880 on January 16, 2024 under section 2 (1) of the Development Charges Act, 1997, S.O., 1997 c. 27, as amended;
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AND TAKE NOTICE that any person or organization may appeal to the Ontario Land Tribunal under section 14 of the Act, in respect of the development charges by-law, by filing with the Clerk of the City of Guelph on or before February 25, 2024 a notice of appeal setting out the objection to the by-law and the reasons supporting the objection.

The development charges imposed by the by-laws come into effect on March 2, 2024. These are the calculated rates prior to incorporating the effect of the mandatory 20% discount. The charges are as follows:

Service/class of service

Residential

Non-residential

Single and semi-detached dwelling

Multiples

Apartments – 2 bedrooms +

Apartments – studio and 1 bedroom

Special care / special dwelling units

(per sq. ft. of Gross Floor Area)

Services related to a highway 

 $19,685

 $14,175

 $11,784

 $8,636

 $6,367

$10.04

Public works 

 $1,993

 $1,435

 $1,193

 $874

 $645

$1.01

Transit services 

 $3,155

 $2,272

 $1,889

 $1,384

 $1,020

$1.55

Fire protection services 

 $263

 $189

 $157

 $115

 $85

$0.13

Policing services 

 $1,449

 $1,043

 $867

 $636

 $469

$0.74

Parks and recreation services 

 $12,912

 $9,298

 $7,730

 $5,664

 $4,176

$0.78

Library services 

 $1,591

 $1,146

 $952

 $698

 $515

$0.10

Long-term care services 

 $95

 $68

 $57

 $42

 $31

$0.01

Public health services 

 $391

 $282

 $234

 $172

 $126

$0.05

Ambulance services 

 $407

 $293

 $244

 $179

 $132

$0.05

Waste diversion services 

 $986

 $710

 $590

 $433

 $319

$0.15

Stormwater services 

 $757

 $545

 $453

 $332

 $245

$0.39

Wastewater services 

 $9,211

 $6,633

 $5,514

 $4,041

 $2,979

$4.70

Water services 

 $11,918

 $8,582

 $7,135

 $5,228

 $3,855

$6.08

Grand total 

 $64,813

 $46,671

 $38,799

 $28,434

 $20,964

$25.78

No key map has been provided as the by-law applies to all lands located within the City of Guelph.

A copy of the complete by-law is available for examination at the City of Guelph offices, 1 Carden Street Guelph, ON N1H 3A1 during regular business hours (weekdays from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM) excluding statutory holidays.

DATED at the City of Guelph offices, Guelph, Ontario, January 31, 2024.

                                                          Stephen O'Brien

                                                          Municipal Clerk

 


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