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Waiving of Municipal Fees Related to Construction for Residential Developments by Non-Profit or Charitable Organizations

On November 10, 2020 Regional Council approved amendments to several By-laws and Administrative Order 15 to waive the majority of municipal fees related to construction for residential developments by registered non-profit or charitable organizations subject to the following criteria:

  • Where the application is for the development of a building(s), a minimum of 60% of the total gross floor area the development must be for a residential use, or
  • Where the application is for the subdivision of land, a minimum of 60% of:
    • (A) the lots created through the subdivision, or
    • (B) the lands subject to the subdivision, must be in a zone, or subject to a development agreement, that would permit a residential use.

Address of Organization: *

Please indicate your status - Non-profit or Charity, your registration number and the name of the Act under which your organization is incorporated as a charity or non-profit. 

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