Current Development Charge Rates and Information

Full 2019 Development Charge Background Study

At the June 12, 2019 meeting, City Council repealed DC By-law 14-153 and enacted a new 2019 DC By-law effective June 13, 2019.

A consolidated 2019 Development Charges Study, inclusive of the two addendums is being prepared by Watson & Associates Ltd. View the 2019 Development Charge Background Study and By-law Information

Full 2014 Development Charge Background Study

City of Hamilton Development Charge Background Study - Full Report (PDF, 32.6 MB)

Development Charges Information Pamphlets

At the June 12, 2019 meeting, City Council repealed DC By-law 14-153 and enacted a new 2019 DC By-law effective June 13, 2019.

Pamphlets under DC 19-142:

Pamphlets under DC 14-153:

The City of Hamilton’s DC Deferral Program mentioned on page 1 of the pamphlet is currently only accepting Industrial Development applications. The City’s Residential and Non-Industrial Development DC Deferral program has reached capacity and the City will not be accepting applications until further notice.

Development Charges By-laws

Education Board DC By-laws

Parkland Dedication Fees

Note: Parkland Dedication fees are separate and distinct from Development Charges. Questions or inquiries related to Parkland Dedication can be emailed to parklandrequest@hamilton.ca

 

Contact us

For questions or inquiries related to Development Charges, contact:

Development  Charge Request
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 4400
Email: DCRequest@hamilton.ca