Notice of By-Law Passage - Development Charges

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By-law 46-2019

Background Study


By-Law Pamphlet

TAKE NOTICE on June 3, 2019 the Council of The Corporation of the City of Thorold passed Development Charge By-law No. 46-2019 pursuant to section 2(1) of the Development Charges Act, 1997, S.O. 1997 c.27, as amended.

AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE, under section 14 of the said Act, any person or organization may appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, in respect of the Development Charge By-law, by filing a notice of appeal with the Clerk of the City of Thorold, on or before July 14, 2019, setting out the objection to the By-law and the reasons supporting the objection, together with a certified cheque or money order payable to the Minister of Finance in the amount of $300 which is the fee for filing of an appeal with LPAT (Local Planning and Appeal Tribunal)

Explanation – A development charge is a charge which is levied on new development or redevelopment to help finance the cost of municipal facilities needed to service the new development or redevelopment.

No key map has been provided as the City Wide Charges are applicable to all lands within the municipal boundaries of the City of Thorold. An additional Area Specific Charge is applicable to the Neighbourhoods of Rolling Meadows Secondary Plan area as depicted in Schedule D of the By-law. 

The schedule of development charges imposed by By-law No. 46-2019, which came into effect on June 4, 2019, is as follows.    Charges will be indexed annually in accordance with Section 16 of the By-law.

2019 Development Charges Background Study Amending By-law: Review of Development Charge Exemptions (click here to review document)

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