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Development Charges

The Town of Newmarket has enacted a Development Charges bylaw. These charges are indexed as per the Statistics Canada Quarterly, Construction Price Statistics.

Municipalities in Ontario use Development Charges (DCs) to recover certain costs that can be associated with residential and non-residential growth. The Development Charges Act is the statutory basis which permits these recoveries. It also sets out that municipalities are required to update their DC by-laws and rates every five years.

The Town has commenced its 2014 DC by-law update process as its by-laws will expire on August 31. As required by the Act, a background study must be prepared by the Town to determine the amount of the charge that will be associated with new development.

The Town welcomes input during the preparation of the study. The proposed schedule for the DC review and approval is:

Initial presentation to Committee of the Whole: May 26, 2014 at 10:00 am

Special Committee of the Whole AGENDA

Joint CAO & Commissioners Corporate Services, DIS & Community Services Report - 2014-08

Newmarket-2014DC Study Presentation - May 26, 2014 - HEMSON CONSULTING LTD. - Agenda (Click Item 2)

Stakeholder meeting: July 10, 2014 at 10 am.

Notice of Public Information Centre-2014 Development Charges Background Study

Town of Newmarket, 2014 DC Study, Stakeholder Information Session Presentation - June 4, 2014

Draft Development Charges Tables, TofN - May 29, 2014 - HEMSON CONSULTING LTD.

Statutory Public meeting: June 23, 2014 at 10:00 am- Agenda (Click Item 2 &3)

Notice of Public Meeting - Town of Newmarket - Development Charges (June 23, 2014)

2014 Development Charges Review - Report 2014-10

Newmarket Development Charges Presentation - June 23, 2014 - HEMSON CONSULTING LTD.

Newmarket Development Charges Background Study - June 6, 2014 - HEMSON CONSULTING LTD.

Council approval of DC by-laws: July 21, 2014 at 1:30 pm

Info Report 2014-12 2014 Development Charges Review - Corrections

2014 Development Charges Review - Final Report 2014-11 (Appendices A, B and C included)

2014 Development Charges Review - Final Report

Appendix A-2014 Development Charges Town-wide By-law

Appendix B -2014 Development Charges Northwest Quadrant By-law

Appendix C-2014 Development Charges Phase-In Rates and Transition Plan

More information and updates will be posted as it becomes available.

Contact information: Mike Mayes 905-953-5300, ext. 2102; mmayes@newmarket.ca

Town-Wide Development Charges

Residential Town-Wide Development Charges - effective JULY 1, 2014

Non-Residential Town-Wide Development charges - effective JULY 1, 2014

BY-LAW 2009-73 - Effective August 31, 2009

Area Specific Development Charges

Goldstein/Trinison Development Area - Effective June 22, 2013

Northwest Quadrant Development Area - Effective August 31, 2013

BY-LAW 2009-72 Northwest Quadrant Development Area

BY-LAW 2009-65 Goldstein/Trinison Development Area

The following links will bring you to information on Region & Education Development Charges: