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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.

Please note: Our fees are changing effective January 1, 2019. Click here to view the new fee schedule.

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 Amendments — Proponent I​nitiated
​$1,000
​Zoning By-Law Amendments — Proponent Initiated​$500
​Draft Plan ​(Subdivision​) 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
​Plan of Condominium ​- Approval - Minimum Fee
$14,000​
​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