Notice of Passing of A Development Charges By-law
- 17 August 2015
- Hailey Thomson
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NOTICE OF THE PASSING OF
A DEVELOPMENT CHARGES BY-LAW BY
THE CORPORATION OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF MEAFORD
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Municipality of Meaford passed By-law 56-2015 on the 27th day of July, 2015, to impose development charges against land in the Municipality of Meaford under section 2 of the Development Charges Act, 1997.
AND TAKE NOTICE that any person or organization may appeal to the Ontario Municipal Board under Section 14 of the Act by filing with the Clerk on or before Monday, September 7th, 2015, a notice of appeal setting out the objection to the By-law and the reasons supporting the objection. The appellant is advised to contact the Ontario Municipal Board to access required forms and applicable fees.
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.
Municipal-wide development charges are levied against new development to pay for the increased capital costs related to the provision of such municipal services as library, fire, parks and recreation, public works, parking, administration, roads, water and sewer services. Schedule 1 below sets out the development charge rates applicable throughout the municipality.
In addition, area-specific development charges related to the provision of water and sewer services apply to development located within the specified Service Areas 2 and 3, as shown in the key map below. Area-specific charges applicable in these areas are also listed in Schedule 1.
Copies of the complete Development Charge By-law is available for inspection in the offices of the Municipality during regular office hours, Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, and on the website at www.meaford.ca.
For further Information, please contact the Clerk’s Office at 519-538-1060, ext. 1115.
Dated at the Municipality of Meaford this 28th day of July, 2015.
Robert Tremblay, Clerk
Municipality of Meaford
21 Trowbridge Street West
Meaford, Ontario, N4L 1V3