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3164-2015 Planning Fees

3164-2015 Planning Fees By-Law

BEING A BY-LAW TO PRESCRIBE A TARIFF OF FEES FOR PROCESSING APPLICATIONS IN RESPECT OF PLANNING MATTERS

Passed by Council April 27, 2015


 

THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF AUGUSTA
BY-LAW NUMBER 3164-2015
A BY-LAW TO PRESCRIBE A TARIFF OF FEES FOR PROCESSING APPLICATIONS
IN RESPECT OF PLANNING MATTERS

WHEREAS Section 69(1) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990 Chapter P.13 (as amended)
provides that the council of a municipality, by by-law, may establish a tariff of fees for the
processing of applications made in respect of planning matters, which tariff shall be designed to meet only the anticipated cost to the municipality, committee of adjustment
or planning board;

AND WHEREAS the Corporation of the Township of Augusta deems it advisable to
retain the services of a land use planning consultant to review and advise Council, the
Committee of Adjustment and Planning Board on planning matters;

AND WHEREAS the Corporation of the Township of Augusta deems that any costs
related to the review and processing of applications made in respect of planning matters
shall be bourn by the applicant(s);

AND WHEREAS the Corporation of the Township of Augusta deems it advisable to
prescribe a tariff of fees for the processing of applications received in respect of Planning
matters;

NOW THEREFORE the Corporation of the Township of Augusta enacts as follows:

1. PLANNING APPLICATION FEE
The applicant for a planning matter shall submit, at the time of application, the fee toward
such cost in an amount equal to that established in Schedule “A” attached to and forming
part of this By-law. No application shall be accepted unless the fee has been paid.

2. This by-law shall come into force and take effect on the date of its passing.

By-law 3099-2014 is hereby repealed.

READ a first and second time this 27 day of April 2015.

READ a third time and passed this 27 day of April 2015.

SCHEDULE “A”
TO
BY-LAW NO. 3164-2015
TARIFF OF FEES FOR PLANNING MATTERS

The fee for processing the following planning applications shall be as prescribed below:

TYPE OF APPLICATION                                                                   FEE

1. Official Plan Amendment                                                                $3000

2. Zoning By-law Amendment                                                             $2000

3. Temporary Use By-law                                                                    $1000

4. Application for Removal of Holding Symbol                                    $500

5. Site Plan Control (minor development)                                           $750

6. Site Plan Control (major development)                                          $1500

7. Minor Variance                                                                               $1000

8. Zoning /Official Plan Compliance Letters                                      $50.00

9. Consent Review

a. New Lot                                                                                 $ 500
plus an additional $300.00 for each new
lot to be processed at the same time and
on the same lot.

b. Lot Addition                                                                           $ 500
plus an additional $300.00 for each lot addition
to be processed at the same time and on
the same lot.

10. Plan of Subdivision Review                                                          $2000
per application up to 5 new lots.
Plus an additional fee of $100.00 per lot,
for each lot over and above 5 new lots.

11. Condominium Plan                                                                        $2000
per application up to 5 units
plus an additional fee of $100.00 per unit,
for each unit over and above 5 units.

12. Condominium Exemption                                                             $1500

13. Telecommunication Tower Land Use Reviews                            $1200

14. Ontario Municipal Board

a. If a matter is appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board in which the
Township has supported the application by the passing of a by-law or has
granted approval, the Township will require from the applicant a deposit of
$2000 towards the hearing and the preparation thereof, and the applicant
will be responsible for all actual costs incurred by the Township at the
Ontario Municipal Board in support of the application.

b. The applicant is responsible for all legal and other professional fees
incurred by the municipality for any and all hearings referenced in
Subsection 15. a. The choice of whether to actively participate in the
hearing and the use of outside professional services or in-house
professional services is at the sole and unreviewable discretion of the
Township. The fee for the services of in-house staff is $500.00 per day or
partial day of the hearing.

15. Legal and Professional Costs

a. Legal costs incurred by the Township in the preparation of agreements
shall be reimbursed by the proponent as a condition of the agreement in
question.

b. Where peer review of technical reports is, in the op1n1on of the GAO,
required for the appropriate review of development applications. a $1500
deposit shall be provided by the applicant with any additional costs to be
paid by the applicant prior to the final approval of the application in
question.