The City collects its own Development Charges (DCs). It also collects development charges on behalf of the Region of Peel, GO Transit, the Peel District School Board and Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board.
DC rates are indexed twice a year on February 1 and August 1.
City Council enacted the current Development Charges By-law on June 19, 2019. Other applicable development charges include:
Access historical development charge rates from previous years:
The applicable DC rate is the rate in effect at the time your building permit is ready to be issued. However, on January 1, 2020, changes to the DC Act came into effect that altered when DC rates are calculated:
As part of these changes, the City and Region are allowed to charge interest on frozen DC rates: