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Fee Schedules

The tables below provide a summary of our fees. It is important to understand our fees policy and schedule as well to know which fee schedule applies to you.

Applications made under the Conservation Authorities Act and O.Reg.179/06

Private Residential Property

​Category ​Fee
​Major Permit Application - Single Family Dwelling​$1,500
​Intermediate Permit Application (e.g. boathouses, garage)​$650
​Minor Permit Application — (e.g. decks, pools)​$150
​Permit Application — Large Fill Placement (>250m3 of fill)​Application Fee +
50 cents / m3
​Permit Application — Large Fill Placement — Specialty Crop areas within the Provincial Greenbelt​Application Fee + 50 cents / m3 to a maximum of $3,000
​Permit — Revisions​$500
​Retroactive Permit​Double Permit Fee
​Permit — Unauthorized works — Large Fill Placement​Double Permit Base Fee + 50 cents / m3
​Legal/Real Estate Inquiries​$250
​Site Clearance Letter​$250

Applications made under the Conservation Authorities Act and O.Reg.179/06

Major Residential (Subdivision), Commercial, Industrial, Institutional Proposals

​Category ​Fee
​Permit Application — (grading, stormwater, outfalls, channel re-location, bridges, etc.) ​$2,500
​Permit Application — Large / Commercial Fill Placement (>250m3 of fill) ​$2,500 + 50 cents / m3
​Retroactive Permit​Double Permit Fee
​Retroactive Permit — Large Fill Placement​Double Permit Base Fee + 50 cents / m3
​​Green Energy Permits ​$4,000

Applications made under the Conservation Authorities Act and O.Reg.179/06 

Municipal Proposals


Category​Fee
​​Major Permit Application (large geographic areas, technical review needed)​$1,500
​Minor Permit Application (ditching, like for culvert replacements)​$650


Applications made under the Planning Act


​Category ​Fee
​​Block/Neighbourhood Plans — Proponent Driven​$5,000
​Official Plan Amendm​ents — Proponent Initiated​$1,000
​Zoning By-Law Amendments — Proponent Initiated​$500
​Draft Plan ​(Subdivision/Condominium) Approval — Minimum Fee​$14,000
​Draft Plan Approval — >70 Lots/Units​$200/Lot, Unit
​Draft Plan Approval — Maximum Fee​$37,000
​Final Plan Approval — Minimum Fee​$10,000
​Final Plan Approval — >67 Lots/Units​$150/Lot, Unit
​Final Plan approval — Maximum Fee​$25,000
​Draft Plan of Subdivision — Red-line Revision​$4,000
​Site Plan — Residential/Institutional (>10 units)​$14,000
​Site Plan — Residential (single-unit)​$1,000
​Site Plan — Golf Courses, Aggregate; Minimum Fee​$15,000
​Site Plan — Golf Courses, Aggregate; Maximum Fee ​$30,000
​Site Plan Commercial; Industrial; Residential/Institutional (<10 units)​$6,000
​Site Plan ​ Water Balance Review Only (WHPA Q2 Area)​$1,000
​Water Balance Review (WHPA Q2 Area)​ - Typical Technical Review
$500
​Consent/Minor Variance Application ​$500
​Peer Review (e.g. Geotechnical Study)​Cost Paid by Applicant