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Fee Schedule Effective May 22, 2019

Fee Schedule Effective May 22, 2019

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

$30,540 - May 22, 2019
$25, 113 - August 1, 2018

$36,388 - May 22, 2019
$35, 047 - August 1, 2018
$26,358 - May 22, 2019
$22,292 - August 1, 2018
$23,989 - May 22, 2019
$19,602 - August 1, 2018
Apartment Dwelling, (2+Bedrooms), $ per Unit $16,826 - May 22, 2019
$14, 385 - August 1, 2018

$19,557 - May 22, 2019
$18,707 - August 1, 2018

$14,342 - May 22, 2019
$12,530 - August 1, 2018
$13,058 - May 22, 2019
$10,984 - August 1, 2018
Apartment Dwelling (less than 2 Bedrooms), $ per Unit $11,961 - May 22, 2019
$10,591 - August 1, 2018
$13,900 - May 22, 2019
$13, 791 - August 1, 2018
$10,193 - May 22, 2019
$9,236 - August 1, 2018
$9,280 - May 22, 2019
$8,101 - August 1, 2018
Townhouse, Multiple, Row and Mobile Dwelling $ per Unit $24,382 - May 22, 2019
$19,399 - August 1, 2018
$28,538 - May 22, 2019
$26,381 - August 1, 2018
$20,681 - May 22, 2019
$15,455 - August 1, 2018
$18,811 - May 22, 2019
$13,709 - August 1, 2018
Non-Industrial Charge Use $ per square foot $25.78 - May 22, 2019
$21.58 - August 1, 2018
$25.78 - May 22, 2019
$21.58 - August 1, 2018
$25.78 - May 22, 2019
$21.58 - August 1, 2018
$23.34 - May 22, 2019
$19.39 - August 1, 2018
 Industrial Charge Use $ per square foot $10.27 - May 22, 2019
$9.39 - August 1, 2018
$10.27 - May 22, 2019
$9.39 - August 1, 2018
$10.27 - May 22, 2019
$9.39 - August 1, 2018
$9.28 - May 22, 2019
$8.34 - August 1, 2018

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 $10,506 $5,723 $4,068 $8,321
Sanitary (Waste Water) $4,692 $2,661 $1,892 $3,824
Water $450 $256 $182 $368
Stormwater Drainage $60 $33 $23 $48
Engineering Services $15,708 $8,673 $6,165 $12,561
Protection $453 $246 $175 $358
Public Transit $10,067 $5.750 $4,088 $8,372
Parks Development (Non-District Parks) $1,701 $975 $693 $1,397
Recreation Facilities $1,357 $789 $561 $1,126
Libraries $349 $194 $138 $280
Paramedic Services $106 $58 $41 $84
Affordable Housing $80 $97 $69 $141
Corporate Studies $179 $44 $31 $63
Total Inside the Greenbelt $30,540 $16,826 $11,961 $24,382

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 $12,149 $6,554 $4,658 $9,554
Sanitary (Waste Water) $5,704 $3,039 $2,161 $4,446
Water $2,753 $1,455 $1,034 $2,133
Stormwater Drainage $60 $33 $23 $48
Engineering Services $20,666 $11,081 $7,876 $16,181
Protection $1.102 $588 $418 $860
Public Transit $10,607 $5,750 $4,088 $8,372
Parks Development (District Parks) $579 $314 $223 $457
Recreation Facilities $2,484 $1,313 $933 $1,924
Libraries $541 $289 $205 $422
Paramedic Service $106 $58 $41 $84
Affordable Housing $179 $97 $69 $141
Corporate Studies $124 $67 $47 $97
Total Outside the Greenbelt  $36,388 $19,557 $13,900 $28,538

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 $11,004 $6,001 $4,265 $8,598
Sanitary (Waste Water) $2,172 $1,177 $837 $1,714
Water $197 $107 $76 $156
Stormwater Drainage $60 $33 $23 $48
Engineering Services $13,433 $7,318 $5,201 $10,516
Protection $453 $246 $175 $358
Public Transit $10,607 $5,750 $4,088 $8,372
Parks Development $579 $314 #223 $457
Recreation Facilities $480 $269 $191 $357
Libraries $377 $209 $148 $287
Paramedic Service $106 $58 $41 $84
Affordable Housing $179 $97 $69 $141
Corporate Studies $144 $81 $57 $109
Total Rural-Serviced $24,358 $14,342 $10,193 $20,681

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 $11,004 $6,001 $4,265 $8,598
Stormwater Drainage $60 $33 $23 $48
Engineering Services $11,064 $6,034 $4,288 $8,646
Protection $453 $246 $175 $358
Public Transit $10,607 $5,750 $4,088 $8,372
Parks Development $579 $314 $223 $457
Recreation Facilities $480 $269 $191 $357
Libraries $377 $209 $148 $287
Paramedic Service $106 $58 $41 $84
Affordable Housing $179 $97 $69 $141
Corporate Studies $144 $81 $57 $109
Total Rural-Unserviced $23,989 $13,058 $9,280 $18,811

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 $11.46 $11.46 $4.49 $4.49
Sanitary (Waste Water) $2.09 $0.00  $0.85 $0.00 
Water $0.35 $0.00  $0.14 $0.00 
Stormwater Drainage $0.06 $0.06 $0.02 $0.02 
Protection $0.82 $0.82 $0.32 $0.32
Public Transit Program $10.55 $10.55 $4.14 $4.14
Parks Development (District Parks) $0.07 $0.07 $0.07 $0.07 
Recreation Facilities $0.13 $0.13 $0.13 $0.13
Libraries $0.03 $0.03 $0.03 $0.03
Paramedic Service $0.11 $0.11 $0.04 $0.04
Corporate Studies $0.11 $0.11 $0.04 $0.04
Total $25.78 $23.34 $10.27 $9.28

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 
Residential $2,677.00 per new dwelling unit
Non-residential $1.63/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