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Notice of Passing of Development Charges By-law

June 27, 2019

DEVELOPMENT CHARGES ACT, 1997, S.O. 1997, c.27

TAKE NOTICE that on June 18, 2019, the Council of The Corporation of the Township of Norwich passed By-law 34-2019 under Section 2 of the Development Charges Act, 1997, which imposes Township-wide development charge rates.

The charges in the aforementioned by-law will apply to all new residential development, subject to certain terms, conditions and limited exemptions as identified therein.

Development charges are levied against new development to pay for the increased capital costs related to the provision of such municipal services as general government, fire, parks and recreation, public works, and roads and related services. Schedule B below sets out the development charge rates applicable throughout the Township.

The approved residential development charge rates will be in effect as of June 19, 2019. Copies of the by-law can be viewed and downloaded at the Township of Norwich’s website at The complete development charges by-law can also be examined at the Township Clerk’s Office from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday at the address shown below.

Any person or organization may appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal in respect to the by-law by filing with the Clerk of The Corporation of the Township of Norwich, not later than Monday July 29, 2019, a notice of appeal setting out the objection to the by-law or by-laws and the reasons in support of the objection.

A key map has not been included in this notice as the Township-wide development charges apply to all lands located within the boundaries of the Township of Norwich.

For further information, please contact the Clerk’s Office at 519-468-2410.

DATED at The Corporation of the Township of Norwich this 26th day of June, 2019.

Kyle Kruger, CAO/Clerk
Township of Norwich
285767 Airport Road
Norwich, ON, N0J 1P0