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Development Permit Fees

How to use this fee schedule: Base fee + Waiver fee (if applicable) = Total fee*

*Additional security or penalties may be required for some applications

Fee Schedule

Base Fee

Waiver Fee

Permitted Uses

Discretionary Use

Minor

(20% or less)

Major

(More than 20%)

Residential:

Dwelling, Single Detached

$250

$400

-

Additional $150

Dwellings, Manufactured, Modular & RTM Single Detached

$250

$400

-

Additional $150

Dwellings, Multi Unit (per dwelling)

$250

$400

-

Additional $150

Dwellings, Addition to residential building

$150

$200

-

Additional $150

Accessory Buildings (e.g. detached garage, shed, shop) or additions to accessory buildings

$75

$150

-

Additional $100

Unenclosed Decks

$75

$150

-

Additional $100

Home Occupation Class 2

 

$200

-

Additional $100

Special Residential Uses including group homes, day care, extended care facilities

$200

$275

-

Additional $150

Fence

$75

-

-

$100

Demolition

$75

$150

-

-

Commercial & Industrial:

Change of Use (less than 5000ft²)

$100

$175

-

Additional $150

Change of Use (over 5000ft²)

$200

$275

-

Additional $150

New building (less than 5000ft²)

$300

$400

-

Additional $150

New building (5000ft² to 10 000ft²)

$450

$550

-

Additional $250

New building (10,000ft² or 35 000ft²)

$750

$850

-

Additional $250

Major commercial/industrial applications

(in excess of 35 000ft²)

$1500

$1750

-

Additional $250

Addition to building (less than 500ft²)

$150

$250

-

Additional $150

Addition to building (over 500ft²)

$225

$300

-

Additional $150

Demolition

$100

$200

-

-

Public/Institutional:

Change of Use (less than 5000ft²)

$100

$175

-

Additional $150

Change of Use (over 5000ft²)

$150

$225

-

Additional $150

New building (less than 5000ft²)

$250

$325

-

Additional $150

New building (5000ft² to 10 000ft²)

$400

$475

-

Additional $250

Addition to public/institutional building (less than 500ft²)

$100

$175

-

Additional $150

Addition to public/institutional building (over 500ft²)

$200

$275

-

Additional $150

Demolition

$100

$200

-

-

Sign Permit:

$75

$200

-

Additional $200

 

PENALTIES

  1. Where a development (including a change of use) has commenced prior to a development permit being approved the penalty fee shall be two times (2x) the total amount listed in this schedule including base fee and waiver fee(s).

 

NOTES

  1. Council may waive or lessen any of the above noted fees upon request, including a rationale to any of the above noted fees. Council may also delegate authority to waive development fees to the MPC.
  2. Whenever an application is received for a use not listed in this schedule the amount of the fee shall be determined by the Municipal Planning Commission or the Development Officer and shall be consistent with those fees listed herein for similar developments.
  3. Pursuant to the Land Use Bylaw, the Development Authority may require an application for a Permitted use be brought before the Municipal Planning Commission for reasons other than the issuance of a waiver, in which case the application shall be charged as Discretionary to cover costs of advertising.
  4. Additional fees may be incurred for supplementary advertising.

Other Planning & Development Fees

Application for Area Structure Plan or Outline Plan (not including 3rd party review)*

*see ASP application requirements

$1500

Third-Party Professional: all technical studies submitted in support of an area structure plan, subdivision or major development will be reviewed by the municipality’s approved professional as applicable (e.g. engineer, biologist, etc.).

Industry standard hourly rates + 10%

Request for Information Administration Fee

$50hr

Application for Land Use Bylaw Amendment

 

                LUB Text amendment(s)

$750

                Re-zoning/Map amendment(s)

$750 per parcel

Application for Statutory Plan Amendment (MDP, ASP)

$750

Letter of Compliance / Zoning Letter

$50 (Regular Fee); $100 (Priority Fee)

Application for Encroachment Agreement

$100

Encroachment Agreement Fee

$100

Minor Development Agreement

$300

Major Development Agreement (including 3rd party engineering review)

$1500

Road / Lane Closure

$750

Municipal Reserve Disposal

$500

Request to convene a special meeting of the Municipal Planning Commission

$600

Appeal to Subdivision and Development Appeal Board

$400

Subdivision

Contact ORRSC

Certificate of Local Authority (Condominium) fee

$40 per unit created

Historic Resource Designation

$0

Discharge of Caveat

$150

 

Performance Security Deposits

*Refundable upon compliance of Development Conditions

New Single Detached Dwelling

$1000

Moved In Dwelling

$2000

New Multi Family, Commercial & Industrial

$2500

Building Demolition using heavy equipment

$5000

Accessory Building prior to Primary Building

$5000