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Development Charges

Development Charge by-laws have been introduced at both the local and county levels of government. As a result, any industry contemplating a plant expansion or constructing a new building should be aware that development charges will be calculated on the total area of the new construction space and fees will be collected at the building permit stage.

Non-Residential Development Charges

Non-Residential Development charges are shown below for the Town of Minto and the County of Wellington. These charges apply to the Industrial, Commercial and Institutional Sectors.

The Municipal and County charges are adjusted annually on January 1st each year, in accordance with the Statistics Canada, Quarterly Construction Price, and Statistics Canada Catalog 62-007.

Non-residential Development Charges

Per square foot of gross floor area of the building
County of Wellington - as of January 1, 2017
Town of Minto - as of Janaury 1, 2017

Lands purchased from the Town of Minto

On New Construction

Town's Development Charge:  $2.38/sq. ft.
County's Development Charge:  $1.87/sq.ft.
Total Development Charge:  $4.25/sq.ft.

On Industrial Additions

Up to 50% of the floor area of the existing building may be exempt from the Town and County Development Charges. See by-laws for interpretation.

County and Town Indexes adjusted January 1st.

Click here to view the Town of Minto 2017 Development Charge Brochure

Click here to view the County of Wellington 2017 Development Charge Brochure