Development Charges

A cut-out picture from the Zoning By-Law.


Municipal Office

395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 4X7

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​​​​​​​​​Municipalities in Ontario use Development Charges (DCs) to recover costs associated with residential and non-residential growth. Development charges fund growth-related capital costs for soft services, like library and fire services, recreation and parking and hard services like engineering and infrastructure. The Development Charges Act is the statutory basis that governs development charges.

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​Newmarket's Development Charges By-laws can be found here: 2019-46;  2019-472019-48

Additional details regarding  Residential  and Non-Residential development charges, including the regional and school board charges are available.​

Town-wide fees (with the exception of the Northwest quadrant)

  Residential (per unit)   Rates
Rows and other multiples$17,695.00
Large apartments


Small apartments
  Non-residential (per sq. metre)   Rates

Fees for the Northwest Quadrant Development Charges  (see map)

 Residential (per unit)   Rates
Rows and other multiples$17,012.00
Large apartments$13,278.00
Small apartments$10,776.00
 Non-residential (per sq. metre)   Rates
Commercial/industrial $56.38​