Notice of Public Meeting – Regarding Development Charges

Take notice that on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, the Council of the Township of Brock will hold a public meeting pursuant to The Development Charges Act, 1997, regarding proposed development charge rates and policies that will be applied throughout the Township. It is proposed that enactment of a development charges by-law 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 2019 Development Charges Background Study relates to the provision of all eligible DC Services (i.e., General Government, Library, Parks and Recreation, Fire Services, Public Works and Roads and Related).

Council 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 2019 Development Charges Background Study, related staff reports and the proposed development charges by-law.

All interested parties are invited to attend the public meeting:

Date:          Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Time:          7:00 PM

Location:    Council Chambers, Municipal Office,1 Cameron St. E., Cannington, Ontario

Any person may attend the public meeting and make written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the by-law. Written submissions are invited and should be directed to Thomas G. Gettinby, CAO & Municipal Clerk (brock@townshipofbrock.ca) no later than 12:00 PM on Tuesday, March 26, 2019.  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 by-law.

Technical inquiries should be directed to Thomas G. Gettinby, CAO & Municipal Clerk, at (705) 432-2355 ext. 239 or tgettinby@townshipofbrock.ca.

A copy of the 2019 Development Charges Background Study is now available.

A copy of the Draft Development Charges By-law (March 2019) (pdf) is now available on Township’s website.