Frequently Asked Questions

Development Charges - what are they and what are the current fees?

Purpose of Development Charges

The general purpose for which development charges are being imposed is to assist in providing infrastructure required by future development in the City of Brockville through the establishment of a viable capital funding source to meet the City’s financial requirements.

Rules for Determining Development Charges

On July 22, 2014, the Corporation of the City of Brockville passed by-law 062-2014 under Section 2(1) of the Development Charges Act, 1997. By-law 062-2014 establishes development charges upon all lands within the boundaries of the City of Brockville, payable upon issuance of the first building permit. Development for industrial land use is exempt from Development Charges. Rules for determining if a charge is payable, including exemptions, are detailed in the By-law, Act and Regulations.

Additional Information on Development Charges for the City of Brockville (links below):

Note that City of Brockville Development Charges are indexed annually by the Statistics Canada Quarterly, Construction Prices Statistics, on each anniversary date of the by-law (being July 22).