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Development Charges Study

2019 Development Charges Study

Development charges are used to fund services usable by all who live within the Town of Amherstburg.  These services include:

  • Fire and Rescue
  • Parks and Recreation Services
  • Public Works
  • Library Services
  • General Government
  • Joint Police Services
  • Roads and Related
  • Water & Wastewater Services

A Development Charges Background Study, led by Watson & Associates Economists Ltd., was adopted in 2019. This comprehensive study forecasts growth and eligible local municipal services. 

By-law 2019-083 passed the Development Charges By-law with Development Charges in effect January 1, 2020. Learn more in our Development Charges Pamphlet

Bill 138 received royal assent on December 10th and implemented amendments to the Development Charges Act that will come into effect on January 1, 2020.