Development Charge Rates

The development rates as of July 1, 2020 for all jurisdictions are detailed below. The rates are subject to change/indexing in accordance with various by-laws. Exemptions etc. are the responsibility of the individual jurisdiction.

Rates as of July 1, 2020

Unit Based Rates ($/unit)

Residential Single/Semi Multiple Dwelling Unit Large Apt. (≥700 sq.ft.) Small Apt. (<700 sq.ft.)
City Wide Hard
21,081
16,122
12,626
9,282
City Wide Soft
16,872
12,904
10,105 7,430
York Region Hard
57,166
46,017
33,443 24,432
York Region General
6,427
5,175 3,760 2,748
Go Transit
374 294 216 137
Public School
6,016 6,016 6,016 6,016
Separate School
1,463 1,463 1,463 1,463
Total Unit Costs
109,399 87,991 67,629
51,508

GFA Based ($/m2) Rates

Non-Residential
Industrial Office Institutional (IOI)
Retail
Hotel
Mixed Use Retail
Mixed Use IOI
City Wide Hard
107.38
140.58
140.58
68.49
68.49
City Wide Soft
12.63 16.56
16.56
8.07 8.07
York Region
253.71
610.42 119.60 610.42 253.71
Public School
10.76 10.76 10.76 10.76
10.76
Separate School
2.05 2.05 2.05 2.05 2.05
Total GFA Based Rate
386.53
780.37
289.55
699.79 343.08

** Note: The Region's non-residential charge has been split between Industrial/Office/Institutional (I.O.I.) development and Retail development.

In addition to the above city-wide charges, the following area specific charges apply to all residential and non-residential development occurring in those areas. The charge is calculated on a per net hectare basis.

Land Based ($/hectare) Rates

Area Specific
Area No.
Rate
By-Law No.
Yonge Steeles Corridor
1B
1,415,334
2017-118
Armadale
5
13,176
2017-119
Armadale NE
7
18,890
2017-120
PD 1-7
9
1,431,506
2017-121
Rodick / Miller Road Planning District
17
690,806
2017-122
Buttonville Airport
18
172,719
2017-123
Mount Joy
23
187,842
2017-124
South Unionville - Helen Avenue
42A-1
182,816
2017-125
Markham Centre
42B
8,817
2017-126
Markham Centre - Clegg
42B-2
183,335
2017-127
Markham Centre - Hotel
42B-4
1,002,013 2017-128
Markham Centre - South Highway 7
42B-6
1,452,946
2017-129
Markham Centre - Sciberras
42B-8
1,654,645
2017-130
Markham Centre - East Precinct
42B-9
263,277
2017-131
Cathedral
46
11,423 2017-132
York Downs
47B
27,432
2017-133
404 North Employment Lands
49
69,837
2017-134
Future Urban Area
50A
14,592
2017-135
Future Urban Area - Robinson Glen
50A-2
679
2017-136


Development Charge Rates Previous Years

For more information, please see our Development Charges Information Package [PDF] (rates as at July 1, 2020). Includes sample calculation sheets, area maps, rates and information.

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