Development Charge Rates

The development rates as of January 1, 2022 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 January 1, 2022

Unit Based Rates ($/unit)

Residential Single/Semi Multiple Dwelling Unit Large Apt. (≥700 sq.ft.) Small Apt. (<700 sq.ft.)
City Wide Hard
22,850
18,239
14,284 10,501
City Wide Soft
19,088
14,599
11,432 8,406
York Region Hard
58,978
47,476
34,503 25,207
York Region General
6,630
5,338 3,879 2,835
Go Transit
396 311 229 145
Public School
6,317 6,317 6,317 6,317
Separate School
1,463 1,463 1,463 1,463
Total Unit Costs
116,722 93,743 72,107 54,874

GFA Based ($/m2) Rates

Non-Residential
Industrial Office Institutional (IOI)
Retail
Hotel
Mixed Use Retail
Mixed Use IOI
City Wide Hard
121.48
159.04
159.04
77.48
77.48
City Wide Soft
14.29 18.73 18.73 9.13 9.13
York Region
261.68
629.67 123.15 629.67 261.68
Public School
11.30 11.30 11.30 11.30 11.30
Separate School
2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15
Total GFA Based Rate
410.90 820.89 314.37 729.73 361.74

** Note: The Region's non-residential charge has been split between Industrial/Office/Institutional (I.O.I.) development and Retail and Hotel 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
1,601,203
2017-118
Armadale
5
14,907
2017-119
Armadale NE
7
21,371 2017-120
PD 1-7
9
1,619,499
2017-121
Rodick / Miller Road Planning District
17
781,527 2017-122
Buttonville Airport
18
195,401
2017-123
Mount Joy
23
212,510 2017-124
South Unionville - Helen Avenue
42A-1
206,824 2017-125
Markham Centre
42B
9,975 2017-126
Markham Centre - Clegg
42B-2
207,411 2017-127
Markham Centre - Hotel
42B-4
1,133,603 2017-128
Markham Centre - South Highway 7
42B-6
1,643,753
2017-129
Markham Centre - Sciberras
42B-8
1,871,942
2017-130
Markham Centre - East Precinct
42B-9
297,852
2017-131
Cathedral
46
12,924 2017-132
York Downs
47B
31,034 2017-133
404 North Employment Lands
49
79,008 2017-134
Future Urban Area
50A
16,509
2017-135
Future Urban Area - Robinson Glen
50A-2
767 2017-136


Development Charge Rates Previous Years

For more information, please see our Development Charges Information Package [PDF] (rates as at January 1, 2022). Includes sample calculation sheets, area maps, rates and information.

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