The Municipal Fee Rebate is for new residential construction, reconstruction, or infill projects to stimulate local employment.
Infill refers to the development of vacant or under-utilized parcels within existing commercial, industrial, or residential areas already served by utilities infrastructure, and that have a total developable land inventory comprising less than 10% of the existing base.
A grant equal to 100 % of the City imposed portions of all Inspection Services Permit Fees, Engineering Services Fees and Planning & Development Fees to a maximum of $10,000.
Land Use Bylaw Amendment Fees may be rebated 100% for an approved application and 50% for applications not approved.
Amounts remitted to other levels of government, charged as a result of a penalty or relating to construction not approved under this Policy remain payable.
To be eligible for reimbursement, no work is to be performed until a Reimbursement Agreement is entered into with the City. Work that has commenced prior to City approval is not eligible for reimbursement. Applicants are responsible for reviewing the Eligibility Criteria below prior to submitting an application.