Development Charges and Community Benefits Charge By-Law Review

On Wednesday, April 6, staff will provide an overview of the City’s proposed Development Charges By-law and Community Benefits Charge By-law during a public meeting.

Development Charges are fees the City collects to help pay for the infrastructure and services needed when new residential or non-residential buildings are built. The Community Benefits Charge is a new fee, established by the Government of Ontario that will help pay for additional growth-related costs coming from high-density developments.

These charges help the City plan and build complete communities and maintain a high quality of life for residents.

Meeting Details

What:
A statutory public meeting is being held at City Council to provide an overview of the City’s proposed Development Charges By-law. During this meeting, staff will also review the City’s proposed Community Benefits Charge. These by-laws set rates for the charges and govern how they are collected. The funds from these charges are used to build new infrastructure like roads, bike lanes, fire stations and much more.

When:
City Council meeting
Wednesday, April 6, 2022
9:30 a.m.

Who:
All interested residents and stakeholders are welcome to attend and provide feedback.

Where:
Online video conference; and
Council Chamber, 2nd floor
Civic Centre
300 City Centre Dr.
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Advance registration is required to participate and/or make a comment in the meeting. Questions should be provided to Clerk’s staff at least 24 hours in an advance of the meeting. Any materials you wish to show the Committee during your presentation must be provided as an attachment to the email. Links to cloud services will not be accepted. Comments submitted will be considered as public information and entered into public record.

To register, please email angie.melo@mississauga.ca. Those without access to the internet via computer, smartphone or tablet, can register by calling Angie Melo at 905-615-3200, ext. 5423 no later than Monday, April 4, before 4 p.m. You will be provided with directions on how to participate from Clerks’ staff.

You may watch the live stream on the City’s website (without registering) at: mississauga.ca/council/council-activities/council-and-committee-videos/press-conferences-and-events/

Background:
The by-law review process, which began in early 2021, meets all of the requirements outlined in the Planning Act and Development Charges Act and has included ongoing consultation with industry stakeholders. The draft Development Charges By-law is available for review on the City’s website. A draft of the proposed Community Benefits Charge By-law will be posted before the public meeting on April 6.

The proposed Development Charges and Community Benefits Charge By-laws will go to City Council for approval in May 2022.

Visit our website to learn more about Mississauga’s Growth Charges.

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