Toronto Catholic District Board Education Development Charges

Education Development Charges are imposed by the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) under the Education Act and funds site acquisitions for new and expanded schools. The City of Toronto collects education development charges on behalf of the TCDSB, as required by the Education Act. The TCDSB is responsible for setting the education development charge rates and applicable policies.

At its meeting on June 29, 2018, the TCDSB adopted Education Development Charge By-law 2018  No. 190 to impose a schedule of education development charges as follows:

Schedule of Education Development Charges

Category Effective July 4, 2018
Residential charge per unit $1,493.00
Non-residential charge per square foot $1.07

For more information about education development charges, including a copy of the education development charges bylaw, please visit the TCDSB website.

When are charges payable?

The education development charges are calculated, due and payable at the time of issuance of a building permit for above ground construction.

Who do I contact for more information?

John V. Volek
Acting Comptroller, Planning & Development
416-222-8282, ext. 2084

Michael Loberto
Senior Coordinator of Development
416-222-8282, ext. 2026