Development Charges


By-law 138-2020 City Wide
By-law 139-2020 South Block
By-law 140-2020 Dalewood
Bylaw 141-2020 NW Area 1

Development Charges are fees imposed against land to pay for increased capital costs required because of increased needs for services arising from development of the area.

The collected Development Charges may be applied to the following City of St. Thomas services: waste, water treatment, roads, recreation, library, fire protection and related studies.

Development Charges are payable on the date the permit is issued under the Ontario Building Code Act, 1992, in relation to a building or structure on land to which the development charge applies.

2020 Development Charges Background Study - April 2020

Development Charges- New Rates Effective November 3, 2020

Development Charges are subject to change without notice.

Development Charges Background Study - May 2015