Fees & Charges


The Municipal Act R.S.O. 1990, c.M45 allows a municipality or local board to pass a By-law imposing fees or charges for services or activities provided, or done by, or on behalf of it, and for the use of its property.

2019 Proposed Fees and Charges 

On Tuesday November 6, 2018 Finance Committee considered a staff report with a recommendation that the proposed Schedules (Appendix 'A') be posted from November 7 – November 26, 2018 for a community consultation, and further that staff report to Finance Committee on December 4, 2018 following the community consultation process to provide any feedback received.

The fees and charges documents that were submitted to Finance Committee on Tuesday November 6, 2018 are posted below. Please note that the time period for the public to provide feedback is now closed. Since Tuesday December 4, 2018 is the Inaugural meeting of the new Council there will be no Committee of the Whole meeting on December 4. Any staff reports that were recommended to be presented to the Committee of the Whole on December 4, 2018 are now being referred to the Committee of the Whole December 18, 2018 meeting. Therefore staff will bring forward the Fees and Charges documents to Council on December 18, 2018. 

If you have any questions concerning the proposed Schedules please contact Sandra Brown, Tax and Revenue Manager at 905.885.4544 or tax@porthope.ca


2018 Fees and Charges

On Tuesday December 19, 2017 Council approved the Municipality's Fees and Charges By-law 84/2017 and schedules to be effective January 1, 2018.

On Tuesday April 3, 2018 Council approved the Municipality of Port Hope's By-law 25/2018 to amend the Fees and Charges By-law 84/2017. The By-law 25/2018 includes the Building Department's Schedule D which reflects the change of the sidewalk patio extensions fees.

Posted below are the By-laws 84/2017 and 25/2018 in which outlines the fees and charges for the Municipality of Port Hope. The following are links to the schedules outlining the fees for each service area as approved in the By-law.

If you have any questions concerning the proposed By-law please contact Sandra Brown, Tax and Revenue Coordinator at 905.885.4544 or tax@porthope.ca