Current Development Charge Rates and Information

Full 2014 Development Charge Background Study

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

Development Charges Information Pamphlets

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

Please note that Parkland Dedication fees are separate and distinct from Development Charges. 
Questions or inquiries related to Parkland Dedication can be emailed to


Contact us

For questions or inquiries related to Development Charges, contact:

Lindsay Gillies
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 2790

Abe Chegou
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 4047