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Whitby Notice on Annual Indexing of Development Charges

December 19, 2023 2:13 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

As per the Town of Whitby By-Law #7748-21, development charge rates will be indexed on February 1, 2024.  Based on the 2023 (third quarter) Statistics Canada Non-Residential Construction Price Index for Toronto, development charge rates are set to increase by 6.6% on February 1, 2024.

Please note, development charge payments made before February 1, 2024 must have the applicable building permit(s) issued no later than 60 days after the payment has been received; otherwise a top-up payment will be required, equal to the difference between the old and new development charge rates for the Town of Whitby.

The new Town of Whitby development charge rates effective February 1, 2024 to January 31, 2025 are shown here:

Residential Type (per unit) 

Development Charge Rate 

Feb. 1, 2024 - Jan. 31, 2025 

 Category A - i.e. Single/Semi-Detached


 Category B - i.e. Large Townhome  $37,538.63
 Category C - i.e. Small Townhome/Large Apartment  $20,678.15
 Category D - i.e. Small Apartment  $15,801.53 
 Category E - i.e. Special Care/Special Needs  $14,046.72 

The posted development charges may not apply to any calculated development charge rates determined as per section 26.2 of the Development Charges Act, 1997. 

The rates shown above do not include any Region of Durham of DDSB/DCDSB development charges that may also be payable.

Additional information regarding development charges can be found on the Town of Whitby Development Charge Webpage.

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