A public meeting will be held on Thursday, June 20, 2013 regarding the proposed development charge rates and policies that will be applied throughout the City. It is proposed that enactment of a development charges bylaw by Council would occur on a date subsequent to the public meeting.
Development charges are levied against new development and are a primary source of funding for growth-related capital expenditures. The 2013 Development Charges Study relates to the provision of city-wide services (i.e.: Library, Fire, Police, Parks and Recreation, Public Works, Transit, General Government and Roads). Counci is required under the Development Charges Act, 1997, to hold at least one public meeting to allow the public the opportunity to review and provide comments on the 2013 Development Charges Study, related staff reports and the proposed development charges bylaw.
All interested parties are invited to attend the public meeting.
Public Meeting Details:
Date: Thursday, June 20, 2013
Location: Council Chambers, City of Woodstock, 500 Dundas Street, Woodstock, ON
Any person may attend the public meeting and make a written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the bylaw. Written submissions should be directed to Louise Gartshore, City Clerk (
) no later than Friday, June 14, 2013. Written comments received prior to the meeting and submissions made at the public meeting will be considered by Council prior to the enactment of a new development charges bylaw.
Inquiries should be directed to Harold de Haan, City Engineer at 519.539.2382 x3112 or via email at
Please follow the link to view the 2013 Development Charges Background Study and the proposed development charges bylaw.
A notice of this upcoming public open house will be advertised in the Sentinel Review on Wednesday, May 22, 2013.