Development charges assist in financing capital projects required to meet the increased need for services resulting from growth and development. Development charge funds may only be used for the purpose for which they are collected.
The information contained in the 2023 Development Charges Bulletin is intended only as a guide. Interested parties should review the approved Development Charges By-law No 6930 effective January 1, 2022, and consult the County of Simcoe's Planning or Finance staff to determine the applicable charges that may apply to specific development proposals.
By-Law 6342 Industrial Development Charges Abatement Program
Development charges effective January 01, 2024
Development Charge Bulletin January 2024.pdf
Development charges effective January 01, 2023
Development Charge Bulletin January 2023.pdf
Development charges effective January 1, 2022
Development Charge Bulletin November 29, 2022.pdf
Development Charges Bulletin January 1, 2022.pdf
Development charges effective January 01, 2021
Development Charges Bulletin January 1, 2021.pdf
Development charges effective January 01, 2020
Development Charges Bulletin January 1, 2020.pdf
Finance Department and
local municipalities for more information.
2022 Development Charges Background Study
Hemson Consulting Ltd. was retained by the County of Simcoe to complete a Development Charges (DC) Background Study. This
2022 Development Charges background study provides the basis and background to update the County’s development charges to accurately reflect the servicing needs of new development in Simcoe.