In the Township of Uxbridge, we are committed to responsible growth and development. Review our current development applications and find out how we are planning for future development through our Official Plan and Zoning By-law.

Before you start

Prior to submitting an application, you should book a pre-consultation meeting.  The fee for a Pre-Consultation Meeting is $250. Contact us and we will set up a meeting and review your development proposal.

Applications

Learn how to apply for the following development and planning applications:

Development charges

Development charges are one-time fees collected from new development to help pay for new infrastructure that is related to growth.

The Province of Ontario enacted the Development Charges Act which gives municipalities the authority to create development charges by-laws to help recover some of the capital costs incurred in providing services to residential and non-residential developments, while also setting limits on the types of infrastructure costs development charges can fund.

The Township of Uxbridge uses development charges to ensure that the cost of providing infrastructure to service new development is not borne by existing residents and businesses in the form of higher property taxes.

If you are planning a new development, you may need to pay development charges. Please review the Development Charges By-law and consult with us for the charges that will apply to a specific development.

Development charges calculations

The Township of Uxbridge’s development charges apply to most new buildings and some expansions. The Township of Uxbridge uses current development charges rates, based on these criteria, to calculate development charges:

  • In the case of residential development or the residential portion of a mixed-use development, based upon the number and type of dwelling units (ie single house, semi-detached house, row house or apartment); and
  • In the case of non-residential (ie. commercial, industrial or institutional) development or the non-residential portion of a mixed-use development, based upon the total floor area of such development.

The Development Charges by-laws may provide for credits, exemptions and special provisions for residential and non-residential development.

The Region of Durham and School Boards are responsible for setting their own development charge by-laws and rates. The Region of Durham and School Boards provide the Township of Uxbridge with the calculation of their development charges to be collected, based on information provided by the applicants.

Collecting development charges

Development charges are to be paid prior to the issuance of a building permit, unless otherwise specified in the development agreement.

All development charges (Township, Region and Education) are collected by the Township of Uxbridge and forwarded to the Region of Durham or the School Boards, as applicable.

Indexing of development charge rates

The Township of Uxbridge development charges for residential and non-residential are indexed annually on July 1st of each year in accordance with the most recent twelve-month change in the Statistics Canada Quarterly Construction Price Statistics, as prescribed by the Development Charges Act.

Treasurer's annual statement

The Development Charges Act requires the Treasurer of the municipality to annually provide Council a statement about each development charge reserve fund established under the Act. The statement reflects the opening and closing balances of each year, the current year's distribution of the development charges proceeds, any financing transfers and the interest earned on the fund.  A detail of the financing transfer to specific projects/accounts accompanies the statement. The Treasurer’s Annual Statement may be viewed by contacting the Township of Uxbridge, during regular business hours.

Residential development charges

View the residential development charges for all new residential developments.

2019 Residential Development Charges
Service Singles and semis $/unit Rows and other multiples $/unit Apartments $/unit Special care $/unit
General government $10 $8 $5 $3
Library services $692 $530 $346 $238
Fire and rescue $749 $573 $375 $257
Animal control $51 $39 $25 $18
Parks and recreation $6,705 $5,133 $3,352 $2,305
Public works $110 $84 $55 $38
Township engineering $6,925 $5,302 $3,462 $2,380
Total municipal charges $15,242 $11,669 $7,620 $5,239

 

Non-residential development charges

View the non-residential development charges for all new non-residential developments. All charges are per square metre of floor area.

Non-Residential Development Charges
Service Fee per square metre of floor area
General government $0.08
Parks and recreation $0
Fire and rescue $4.96
Animal control $0
Library services $0
Public works $0.77
Township engineering $48.01

 

Development Charges Fees Charts

Single Family Dwelling (Standard Fees) - Effective July 1, 2020

Development Charges Fees Chart (Township, Region, Education) - Effective July 1, 2020 

Planning fees

View the planning fees in the Township of Uxbridge.

Subdivision and condominium fees

The following fees below apply to subdivision and condominium applications.

Further information can be found on the Subdivision Development page.

2021 Plan of Subdivision and Condominium Fees
Size of subdivision Fee per lot plus external costs
10 lots/unit or less $8,470 + $400 per lot
11 to 100/unit or less $16,120 + $400 per lot in excess of 10 lots
101 lots/unit or more $23,845 and $400,000 + $400 per lot in excess of 10 lots

If you need to revise your plan of subdivision or condominium, it costs $3,075.

Zoning by-law amendment fees

The following fees below apply to zoning by-law amendment applications and minor variances.

2021 Zoning By-law Amendment Fees
Service Fee plus all external costs
Temporary Use, including potential Holding Symbol removal $3,035
Single Renewal of Temporary Use $1,390
Minor Amendment including potential Holding Symbol $4,855
Major Amendment including potential Holding Symbol $8,860
Removal of Holding H Symbol or Existing By-laws $350
Removal of Part Lot Control $760
Release of 1 Foot Reserve (.3m) $760
Dwellings in Ancillary Buildings $2,550

 

Site plan fees

The following fees below apply to site plan applications.

Further information can be found on the Site Plans page.

2021 Site Plan Application Fees
Service Fee plus all external costs
Minor Site Plan arising from minor variance approval $775
Site plan for single building commercial or industrial proposal on a single lot exclusive of a plaza, department store or supermarket proposal $3,800
Site Plan for Agricultural Building $575
Major Site Plan $7,690
Site Plan Amendment $775

 

Review fees

2021 Review Fees
Service Fee plus all external costs
REA/MNR Site Plan Review $3,735
Telecommunication Towers Site Plan Review $3,850
Exempt Telecommunication Tower Review $545
MNR Site Plan Amendment Review $750
Medical Marijuana Facilities Review $2,900

 

Consent applications

A Consent application, including a Land Clearance Letter costs $475 each, plus all external costs.

Committee of Adjustment fees

The following fees below apply to Committee of Adjustment applications.

Further information can be found on the Committee of Adjustment page.

2021 Committee of Adjustment Fees
Services Fee
Residential and non-residential $750
Plan of Subdivision to accommodate siting of a particular model $850
Tabling fee – applicable whether applicant or committee requests tabling of application $350
Retroactive fee – where conditions of approval have not lapsed but the applicant anticipates conditions of approval will not be fulfilled in the required timeframe $350
Emergency meeting $1,150

 

Other fees/permits

Review other development and permit fees in the Township of Uxbridge.

2021 Development and Permit Fees
Services Fee
Pool Enclosure Permit $200 (additional fee of $515 if grading plan required)
Grading Deposits $3,500
Grading Plan Approval (residential lots) $515
Compliance Letters $125
Compliance Letters (express) $200
Land Division Clearance Letter $100
Fence By-law Exemptions $100
Applications requiring additional public meetings $740

 

Sign permit fees

Review the sign permit fees in the Township of Uxbridge.

2021 Sign Permit Fees
Permit type Fee
Sign Permit – temporary (30 days or less) $75 each
Sign Permit – permanent (longer than 30 days) $150
Sign Variance $270
Rural Number Signs $30

 

Fill permit fees

Review the fill permit fees in the Township of Uxbridge.

2021 Fill Permit Fees
Permit type Fee
Fill less than 1,000 cubic metres $560 plus $5.00 per cubic metre
Fill greater than 1,000 cubic metres $800 plus $5.00 per cubic metre
Extension of permit for fill less than 1,000 cubic metres $275
Extension of permit for fill greater than 1,000 cubic metres $440

 

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