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Town of Newmarket

Development Charges

The Town of Newmarket has enacted a Development Charges bylaw. These charges are indexed as per the Statistics Canada, Construction Price Statistics.

Municipalities in Ontario use Development Charges (DCs) to recover certain costs that can be associated with residential and non-residential growth. The Development Charges Act is the statutory basis which permits these recoveries. It also sets out that municipalities are required to update their DC by-laws and rates every five years.

The Town has commenced its 2014 DC by-law update process as its by-laws will expire on August 31. As required by the Act, a background study must be prepared by the Town to determine the amount of the charge that will be associated with new development.

Initial presentation to Committee of the Whole: May 26, 2014 at 10:00 am

Special Committee of the Whole AGENDA
Joint CAO & Commissioners Corporate Services, DIS & Community Services Report - 2014-08
Newmarket-2014DC Study Presentation - May 26, 2014 - HEMSON CONSULTING LTD. - Agenda (Click Item 2)

Stakeholder meeting: June 4, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

Notice of Public Information Centre-2014 Development Charges Background Study
Town of Newmarket, 2014 DC Study, Stakeholder Information Session Presentation - June 4, 2014
Draft Development Charges Tables, TofN - May 29, 2014 - HEMSON CONSULTING LTD.

Statutory Public meeting: June 23, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.- Agenda (Click Item 2 &3)

Notice of Public Meeting - Town of Newmarket - Development Charges (June 23, 2014)
2014 Development Charges Review - Report 2014-10
Newmarket Development Charges Presentation - June 23, 2014 - HEMSON CONSULTING LTD.
Newmarket Development Charges Background Study - June 6, 2014 - HEMSON CONSULTING LTD.

Council approval of DC by-laws: July 21, 2014 at 1:30 p.m.

2014 Development Charges Review - Final Report 2014-11 (Appendices A, B and C included)

2014 Development Charges Review - Final Report
Appendix A-2014 Development Charges Town-wide By-law
Appendix B -2014 Development Charges Northwest Quadrant By-law
Appendix C-2014 Development Charges Phase-In Rates and Transition Plan

Info Report 2014-12 2014 Development Charges Review - Corrections
Info Report 2014-13 2014 Development Charges Review - By-laws 2014-41 and 2014-42 (This report outlines the final corrections/clarifications to Development Charges By-laws 2014-41-Northwest Quadrant and 2014-42-Town-wide).

2014 Development Charges By-laws

Notice of Passing of By-laws 2014-41 and 2014-42

By-law 2014-42 - A By-law to Establish Development Charges for the Town of Newmarket (Town-Wide) - Effective September 1, 2014

By-law 2014-41 - A By-law to Establish Area Specific Development Charges for the Town of Newmarket (Northwest Quadrant Development Area) - Effective September 1, 2014


Residential Development Charges - effective SEPTEMBER 1, 2014

Non-Residential Development Charges - effective SEPTEMBER 1, 2014

Residential Town-Wide Development Charges - effective JULY 1, 2014
Non-Residential Town-Wide Development charges - effective JULY 1, 2014

Northwest Quadrant Development Area - effective SEPTEMBER 1, 2014

Northwest Quadrant Development Area - effective August 31, 2013

The following links will bring you to information on Region & Education Development Charges:

More information and updates will be posted as it becomes available.

Contact information: Mike Mayes 905-953-5300, ext. 2102; mmayes@newmarket.ca