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.

The current TCDSB education development charges schedule is as follows:

Schedule of Education Development Charges

Category Effective December 3, 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 By-law, 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?

Michael Loberto
Superintendent of Planning & Development
416-222-8282, ext. 2026