Development Charges
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Development Charges in the Village of Casselman

Development charges are a form of infrastructure charge that seeks to recover the cost of growth-related infrastructure from growth itself. Development charges are a one-time fee collected on new land development; new residential and non-residential properties to offset the cost of growth-related demands on municipal services.

The Village of Casselman imposes development charges in compliance with the Ontario Development Charges Act. Revenue from development charges are specifically dedicated and used solely for the purpose of providing growth-related infrastructure.

In Casselman, development charges are imposed on the capital cost of the following services:

  • Roads and Related Services
  • Fire Protection
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Library
  • Administration

Amount of Development Charges

The amounts charged are based on the type of dwelling and imposed when a building permit is issued. Applicable rates are indicated in Schedule B of the development charges municipal bylaw.

Rates from Schedule B of 2016-049 Bylaw

Municipal Services

Residential

Semi-Detached

Dwelling

Residential

Apartment-

2 Bedrooms

Residential

Bachelor and 1 Bedroom

Residential

Other Multiples

Non-Residential

Per sq ft of Gross Floor Area

Road and Related Services

$2,559

$1,521

$967

$1,724

$1.29

Fire Protection

$1,024

$609

$387

$690

$0.51

Municipal Parking

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Parks and Recreation

$397

$236

$150

$267

$0.05

Library

$243

$144

$92

$164

$0.03

Administration

$700

$416

$265

$471

$0.38

Total

$4,923

$2,926

$1,861

$3,316

$2.26

Background Study

As required by the Ontario Development Charges Act, the Village of Casselman conducted a background study prior to the adoption of new development charges and policies. Follow the link to view or download a copy of the Casselman Development Charges Background Study (PDF).

Information

For more information about prescribed services, exemptions and amounts of charges, please consult the 2016-049 Development Charges Bylaw (PDF). You may also contact the Chief Administrative Officer at 613-764-3139, extension 514.