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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.

2020 municipal wide services development charges
ServiceSingle and semi-detached dwellingsApartments per unit(2+ bedrooms units)Apartments per unit (Bachelor and 1 bedroom units)Other multiples per unitSpecial care/special care dwellings per unitCommercial/
institutional (per square floor in gross area)
Industrial

Roads and related services

$6,032

$4,178

$3,070

$4,855

$2,630

$2.76

n/a

Fire and protection services

$509

$353

$259

$410

$222

$0.14

n/a

Parks and recreation services

$1,256

$870

$639

$1,011

$547

$0.10

n/a

Library services

$245

$169

$125

$197

$106

$0.02

n/a

Administration services

$160

$111

$82

$129

$70

$0.07

n/a

Parking services

$12

$8

$6

$10

$5

$0.01

n/a

Total Municipal wide services

$8,214

$5,689

$4,181

$6,612

$3,580

$3.10

n/a

2020 urban areas specific services development charges
Area specific servicesSingle and semi-detached dwellingsApartments per unit(2+ bedrooms units)Apartments per unit (Bachelor and 1 bedroom units)Other multiples per unitSpecial care/special care dwellings per unitCommercial/
institutional (per square floor in gross area)
Industrial

Port Hope police services

$366

$253

$186

$294

$159

$0.14

n/a

Transit services

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Total urban area specific services

$366

$253

$186

$294

$159

$0.14

n/a

2020 urban services development charges
Urban servicesSingle and semi-detached dwellingsApartments per unit(2+ bedrooms units)Apartments per unit (Bachelor and 1 bedroom units)Other multiples per unitSpecial care/special care dwellings per unitCommercial/
institutional (per square floor in gross area)
Industrial

Wastewater treatment plants

$5,006

$3,468

$2,547

$4,030

$2,183

$5.12

$5.12

Wastewater

$3,671

$2543

$1,869

$2,955

$1,601

$0.60

$0.60

Water treatment plants

$1,232

$854

$627

$992

$537

$1.26

$1.26

Water

$1,266

$877

$645

$1,020

$553

$1.30

$1.30

Total urban services

$11,175

$7,742

$5,688

$8,997

$4,874

$8.29

$8.29

2020 total development charges
ServiceSingle and semi-detached dwellingsApartments per unit(2+ bedrooms units)Apartments per unit (Bachelor and 1 bedroom units)Other multiples per unitSpecial care/special care dwellings per unitCommercial/
institutional (per square floor in gross area)
Industrial

Grand total rural area

$8,214

$5,689

$4,181

$6,612

$3,580

$3.10

n/a

Grand total urban area

$19,755

$13,684

$10,055

$15,903

$8,613

$11.52

$8.28

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.