Notice of Passing of Development Charges By-law

Posted on Friday July 05, 2019





DEVELOPMENT CHARGES ACT, 1997, S.O. 1997, c.27


TAKE NOTICE that on Wednesday, June 26, the Council of The Corporation of the Town of Penetanguishene passed By-law No. 2019-49 under Section 2 of the Development Charges Act, 1997, which imposes Town-wide development charge rates.

AND TAKE NOTICE that any person or organization may appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal in respect to the by-law by filing with the Clerk of The Corporation of the Town of Penetanguishene, not later than Monday, August 5, a notice of appeal setting out the objection to the by-law and the reasons in support of the objection.

The charges in the aforementioned by-law will apply to all new residential and non-residential development, subject to certain terms, conditions and limited exemptions as identified therein.

Development charges are levied against new development to pay for the increased capital costs related to the provision of such Town services as General Government, Library Board, Fire Department, Police, Parks and Recreation, Public Works, Roads and Related, Sewer and Water. The development charges imposed by the by-law are as follows:


Rate Schedule

Residential Development Charge

(Per Dwelling Unit)

Non-Residential Charge Per Square Metre of GFA

Singles & Semis

Townhouses & Other Multiples

Apartment Units

Non-Discounted Services





Discounted Services





*No charge is applied to Non-Residential Industrial uses

Both the residential and non-residential development charge rates are in effect as of September 1, 2019. Copies of the by-law can be viewed and downloaded at the Town of Penetanguishene website at The complete development charges by-law can also be examined at Townhall from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday at the address shown below.

A key map has not been included in this notice as the Town-wide development charges applies to all lands located within the boundaries of the Town of Penetanguishene.

For further information, please contact the Clerk at 705-549-7453.

DATED at The Corporation of the Town of Penetanguishene this 4 July, 2019.


Stacey Cooper, Clerk

The Corporation of the Town of Penetanguishene

10 Robert St W.

Penetanguishene, ON L9M 2G2