Toronto Catholic District Board Education Development Charges

On April 24, 2019, the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) adopted an amendment to Education Development Charges Bylaw No. 191. The amended EDC rates come into force on June 1, 2019. The Bylaw exemptions come into force on May 1, 2019.

Education Development Charges imposed by the TCDSB under the Education Act and are used to fund the acquisition of school sites, and related costs, to accommodate growth-related pupil needs. 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.

The current TCDSB education development charges schedule is as follows:

Schedule of Education Development Charges

Category Effective December 3, 2018 to May 31, 2019 Effective June 1, 2019 to April 30, 2020
Residential charge per unit $1,493.00 $1,793.00
Non-residential charge per square foot $1.07 $1.12

When are charges payable?

An education development charge will be imposed where the first building permit issued in relation to a building or structure for above ground construction is issued on or after the date the by-law comes into force and if not collected on the first such permit on the next building permit issued for that development.

Who do I contact for more information?

Any inquiries with respect to the Toronto Catholic District Education Development Charges By-law School Board’s should be directed to Mr. Michael Loberto, Superintendent of Planning & Development at 416-222-8282 ext. 2026 or michael.loberto@tcdsb.org.

The by-law and related documentation is posted on the Board’s website at www.tcdsb.org on the Planning and Facilities page.