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Development charges help fund infrastructure projects that service new developments in the Municipality of Port Hope. This includes policing, transit, water and wastewater services. You will pay all development charges on the date a building permit is issued for a new development project.

For assistance, please call is at 905-885-2431 or email us to confirm that development charges are required for your project and for assistance to determine the fee. 

Current development charges

For a copy of the 2019 Municipality of Port Hope Development Charges Financial Statement and the 2019 Development Charges Background Study please contact us by phone at 905-885-4544 or by email.

 

2021 Urban Development Charges


2021 Urban Development Charges
ServiceSingle and semi-detached dwellingApartments per unit (2+ bedrooms units)Apartments per unit (Bachelor and 1 bedroom units)Other multiples per unitSpecial care/
special care dwelling per unit
Commercial/
institutional (per square foot of gross floor area)
Industrial

Municipal 
Wide 
Services - Roads and 
Related 

$6,171

$4,274

$3,141

$4,967

$2,690

$2.82

n/a

Municipal
Wide
Services -
Fire 
Protection Services

$521

$361

$265

$419

$227

$0.14

n/a

Municipal
Wide
Services - 
Parks and Recreation Services

$1,285

$890

$654

$1,034

$560

$0.10

n/a

Municipal
Wide
Services - 
Library Services

$251

$173

$128

$202

$108

$0.02

n/a

Municipal
Wide
Services - 
Administration Services

$164

$114

$84

$132

$72

$0.07

n/a

Municipal Wide
Services - 
Parking Services

$12

$8

$6

$10

$5

$0.01

n/a

Total Municipal Wide
Services

$8,404

$5,820

$4,278

$6,764

$3,662

$3.16

n/a

Area
Specific Services - Police Services (PHPS)
 $374  $259  $190  $301

 $163

 $0.14 n/a 

Area
Specific Services - Transit
Services

 n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a n/a 
Total Area Specific Services  $374  $259  $190  $301  $163  $0.14  n/a

Urban Services -Wastewater Treatment 
Plants

 $5,121  $3,548  $2,606  $4,123  $2,233  $5.24  $5.24
Urban Services -Wastewater  $3,755  $2,601  $1,912  $3,023  $1,638  $0.61  $0.61
Urban Services -Water Treatment Plants $1,260 $874 $641 $1,015 $549 $1.29 $1.29
Urban Services -Water $1,295 $897 $660 $1,043 $566 $1.33 $1.33
Total Urban Services $11,431 $7,920 $5,819 $9,204 $4,986 $8.47 $8.47
Grand Total Urban Area  $20,209 $13,999 $10,287 $16,269 $8,811 $11.77 $8.47

2021 Rural Development Charges

 
2021 Rural Development Charges
ServiceSingle and semi-detached dwellingApartments per unit (2+ bedrooms units)Apartments per unit (Bachelor and 1 bedroom units)Other multiples per unitSpecial care/
special care dwelling per unit
Commercial/
institutional (per square foot of gross floor area)
Industrial

Municipal 
Wide 
Services - Roads and 
Related 

$6,171

$4,274

$3,141

$4,967

$2,690

$2.82

n/a

Municipal 
Wide 
Services - 
Fire 
Protection Services

$521

$361

$265

$419

$227

$0.14

n/a

Municipal 
Wide 
Services - 
Parks and Recreation Services

$1,285

$890

$654

$1,034

$560

$0.10

n/a

Municipal 
Wide 
Services - 
Library Services

$251

$173

$128

$202

$108

$0.02

n/a

Municipal 
Wide 
Services - 
Administration Services

$164

$114

$84

$132

$72

$0.07

n/a

Municipal Wide 
Services - 
Parking Services

$12

$8

$6

$10

$5

$0.01

n/a

Total Municipal Wide 
Services

$8,404

$5,820

$4,278

$6,764

$3,662

$3.16

n/a

Area 
Specific Services - Police Services (OPP)
 n/a  n/a n/a  n/a

 n/a

 n/a n/a 
Total Area Specific Services n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a n/a
Grand Total Rural Area  $8,404 $5,820 $4,278 $6,764 $3,662 $3.16 n/a

Current Development Charges Documents

For a copy of the following documents please contact us by phone at 905-885-4544 or by email.

County development charges

Effective October 1, 2020, the Municipality of Port Hope collects Development Charges on behalf of the County of Northumberland.  Please visit the County of Northumberland’s website for information relating to County Development Charges.