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Fee Schedule Effective August 1, 2018

Fee Schedule Effective August 1, 2018

By-law 2014-229

Development charges are one-time fees levied on new residential and non-residential development within the City of Ottawa. These charges finance a portion of the capital costs associated with new infrastructure and municipal service expansion needed to support growth. The fees are paid by property owners who are seeking a building permit to develop their properties.

Category Inside the Greenbelt Outside the Greenbelt Rural  Rural - Unserviced
Single-Detached and Semi-Detached Dwelling, $ per Unit $25, 113 $35, 047 $22,292 $19,602
Apartment Dwelling, (2+Bedrooms), $ per Unit $14, 385 $18,707 $12,530 $10,984
Apartment Dwelling (less than 2 Bedrooms), $ per Unit $10,591 $13, 791 $9,236 $8,101
Townhouse, Multiple, Row and Mobile Dwelling $ per Unit $19,399 $26,381 $15,455 $13,709
Non-Industrial Charge Use $ per square foot $21.58 $21.58 $21.58 $19.39
 Industrial Charge Use $ per square foot $9.39 $9.39 $9.39 $8.34

Area 1 - Inside the Greenbelt

Category  Singles & Semi-detached
$/Unit
Apartment
(2+BR)
$/Unit
 Apartment
(1 BR)
$/Unit
Multiple, Row and Mobile
$/Unit
Roads & Related Services $7,930 $4,671 $3,438 $6,209
Sanitary (Waste Water) $4,910 $2,894 $2,128 $3,846
Water $393 $232 $169 $309
Stormwater Drainage $48 $27 $19 $37
Protection $492 $293 $217 $385
Public Transit $9,074 $4,944 $3,641 $6,847
Parks Development (Non-District Parks) $286 $168 $124 $224
Recreation Facilities $1,003 $592 $435 $787
Libraries $531 $312 $230 $415
Paramedic Services $100 $58 $45 $78
Affordable Housing $233 $127 $95 $175
Corporate Studies $113 $67 $50 $87
Total Inside the Greenbelt $25,113 $14,385 $10,591 $19,399

The various category rates have been rounded.

Area 2 - Outside the Greenbelt

Category Singles & Semi-detached
$/Unit
Apartment
(2+BR)
$/Unit
 Apartment
(1 BR)
$/Unit
Multiple, Row and Mobile
$/Unit
Roads & Related Services $10,975 $5,800 $4,287 $8,258
Sanitary (Waste Water) $4,776 $2,535 $1,862 $3,591
Water $3,372 $1,791 $1,317 $2,538
Stormwater Drainage $48 $23 $17 $36
Protection $1.045 $555 $411 $787
Public Transit $9,074 $4,944 $3,641 $6,847
Parks Development (District Parks) $253 $134 $100 $190
Recreation Facilities $4,297 $2,282 $1,681 $3,231
Libraries $658 $347 $255 $494
Paramedic Service $100 $53 $39 $74
Affordable Housing $233 $127 $95 $175
Corporate Studies $216 $116 $86 $160
Total Outside the Greenbelt  $35,047 $18,707 $13,791 $26, 381

The various category rates have been rounded.

Area 3 - Rural-Serviced

Category Singles & Semi-detached
$/Unit
Apartment
(2+BR)
$/Unit
Apartment
(1 BR)
$/Unit
Multiple, Row and Mobile
$/Unit
Roads & Related Services $7,704 $4,421` $3,259 $5,009
Sanitary (Waste Water) $2,498 $1,436 $1,054 $1,621
Water $192 $110 $81 $125
Stormwater Drainage $48 $25 $19 $29
Protection $707 $410 $304 $457
Public Transit $9,074 $4,944 $3,641 $6,847
Recreation Facilities $588 $341 $255 $383
Libraries $900 $516 $378 $584
Paramedic Service $100 $57 $44 $65
Affordable Housing $233 $127 $95 $175
Corporate Studies $248 $143 $106 $160
Total Rural-Serviced $22,292 $12,530 $9,236 $15,455

The various category rates have been rounded.

Area 3 - Rural-Unserviced

Category Singles & Semi-detached
$/Unit
Apartment
(2+BR)
$/Unit
Apartment
(1 BR)
$/Unit
Multiple, Row and Mobile
$/Unit
Roads & Related Services $7,704 $4,421 $3,259 $5,009
Stormwater Drainage $48 $25 $19 $29
Protection $707 $410 $304 $457
Public Transit $9,074 $4,944 $3,641 $6,847
Recreation Facilities $588 $341 $255 $383
Libraries $900 $516 $378 $584
Paramedic Service $100 $57 $44 $65
Affordable Housing $233 $127 $95 $175
Corporate Studies $248 $143 $106 $160
Total Rural-Unserviced $19,602 $10,984 $8,101 $13,709

The various category rates have been rounded.   

Non-Residential Development Charges
Category Non-Industrial Use 
($ per square foot)
 
Non-Industrial Use
- Rural Unserviced
($ per square foot)
 
Industrial Use ($ per square foot) Industrial Use Rural Unserviced ($ per square foot)
Roads & Related Services $8.81 $8.80 $3.99 $3.99
Sanitary (Waste Water) $1.83 $0.00  $0.89 $0.00 
Water $0.35 $0.00  $0.16 $0.00 
Stormwater Drainage $0.04 $0.04  $0.02 $0.02 
Protection $0.82 $0.82 $0.32 $0.302
Public Transit Program $9.15 $9.15 $3.59 $3.59
Parks Development (District Parks) $0.01 $0.01  $0.01 $0.01 
Recreation Facilities $0.25 $0.25 $0.25 $0.245
Libraries $0.06 $0.06  $0.06 $0.06 
Paramedic Service $0.09 $0.09 $0.03 $0.03 
Corporate Studies $0.17 $0.167 $0.07 $0.07 
Total $21.58 $19.39 $9.39 $8.34

Education Development Charges

Development Charges - School Boards

Under the authority of the Ontario Education Act Section 257.54, our four area school boards have established development charges on land undergoing residential and non-residential development. The City of Ottawa is responsible for the collection of the education development charges on behalf of the local school boards at building permit issuance. Please see the chart below for current Education Development Charges:

Education Development Charges Effective February 29, 2016
Residential $2,330.00 per new dwelling unit
Non-residential $1.61/sq. ft. of gross floor area

For further information on education development charges, please contact the individual school boards:

Ottawa Carleton Board of Education
133 Greenbank Road,
Nepean, ON K2H 6L3
613-721-1820

Ottawa Carleton Catholic School Board
570 West Hunt Club Road
Nepean, ON K2G 3R4
613-224-2222

Conseil des écoles publiques de l'Est de l'Ontario (French Public Board)
2445 boulevard St-Laurent
Ottawa, ON K1G 6C3 
613-742-8960

Conseil des écoles catholiques de langue française du Centre-Est (CECLFCE) (French Catholic Board)
4000 rue Labelle
Ottawa (ON) K1J 1A1
613-744-2555 ou sans frais 1-888-230-5131