Development Charges

Development Charges are fees impsed on new development (ie. construction of new homes, new subdivisions, etc) to pay for increased capital costs arising from development of the area.  These include capital costs related to public works, fire protection, outdoor recreation, indoor recreation and administrative services.  There are also area-specific charges for the Rockwood area, which include water and sanitation. 
notice of public meeting:
development charges by-law

On Monday, April 9, 2018, the Council of the Township of Guelph/Eramosa will hold a public meeting, pursuant to Section 12 of the Development Charges Act, 1997, as amended, to present and obtain public input on the Township’s proposed development charges by-law and underlying background study.

All interested parties are invited to attend the Public Meeting of Council and any person who attends the meeting may make representations relating to the proposed by-law and background study.  The meeting is to be held:

Monday, April 9, 2018
7:00 p.m.
Council Chambers
Township of Guelph/Eramosa Municipal Office
8348 Wellington Road 124, Rockwood
In order order that sufficient information is made available to the public, the Development Charges (D.C.) Background Study will be made available online (on this page) on March 21, 2018.  Copies of the proposed by-law and the background study are also being made available as of March 21, 2018 from the Township Clerk at the contact information below.
Interested persons may express their comments at the Public Meeting or in writing, addressed to the Township Clerk prior to 4:30 p.m.:
Township Clerk, Meaghen Reid
8348 Wellington Road 124
Rockwood, ON  N0B 2K0
PDF copy of Notice of Public Meeting


More Information:

 Development Charges BrochurE 

2013 Development Charges Study


Development Charges By-law

Related Links

Wellington County

Upper Grand District School Board website

Wellington Catholic District School Board website