TAKE NOTICE that on Friday, April 27, 2018 the Council of the City of Toronto enacted By-law No. 515-2018 pursuant to Section 2 of the Development Charges Act, 1997, S.O. 1997, c.27. By-law No. 515-2018 shall come into force on May 1, 2018.

AND TAKE NOTICE that any person or organization may appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (formerly the Ontario Municipal Board), in respect to the by-law by filing with the Clerk of the City of Toronto, on or before the date of Wednesday, June 6, 2018, a notice of appeal setting out the objection to the by-law and the reasons in support of the objection.

The charges in By-law No. 515-2018 will apply to all new residential and non-residential development, subject to certain terms, conditions and limited exemptions as identified in the by-law.

Development charges are levied against new development to pay for the increased capital costs related to the provision of such municipal services as Spadina Subway Extension, Transit (balance), Roads and Related, Water, Sanitary Sewer, Storm Water Management, Parks and Recreation, Library, Subsidized Housing, Police, Fire, Paramedic Services, Development-related Studies, Civic Improvements, Child Care, Health, Pedestrian Infrastructure, and Shelter.
The by-law levies development charges against all lands, buildings or structures within the City of Toronto, subject to exemptions contained in the by-law. As the by-law applies to all lands within the City of Toronto, a key map has not been included in this notice.

A copy of the complete by-law is available for examination during regular business hours (weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) in the City Clerk’s Office at Toronto City Hall, 10th Floor, West Tower, 100 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 2N2. The complete by-law is also available on the City’s website.

The development charges imposed by the by-law are as follows*:

Development Type May 1/18 Nov 1/18 Nov 1/19 Nov 1/20
Residential ($ per unit)
     Singles & Semis 41,251 60,739 72,432 80,227
     Multiples 2+ Bedrooms 34,742 50,528 59,999 66,313
     Multiples 1 Bedroom and Bach. 24,816 29,041 31,576 33,266
     Apartments 2 Bedrooms and Larger 25,366 36,165 42,644 46,963
     Apartments 1 Bedroom and Bach. 17,644 24,150 28,054 30,656
     Dwelling Room 11,028 16,386 19,600 21,743
Non-residential ($ per sq. m.)
     Non-residential uses 213.65 310.40 368.45 407.15

* Development charges rates are subject to adjustment for indexing, in accordance with the by-law.

DATED at the City of Toronto this 15th day of May 2018.

Ulli S. Watkiss
City Clerk