Notice of Public Meeting Regarding Development Charges

On Monday, March 8, 2021, the Town of Whitby will hold a public meeting about its proposed development charge rates and policies. The proposed development charges by-laws and rates will come into effect following approval at a date determined by Council.

Ahead of the public meeting, a copy of the 2021 Development Charges Background Study will be available for review online at by Monday, February 22, 2021.

Development Charge Background Study

Development charges are collected when there is new development in the Town. They are a primary source of funding for the Town to support growth-related capital costs in Whitby. Visit the Town’s Development Charges web page for more information.

The 2021 Development Charges Background Study relates to the delivery of the following eligible development charges services:


•Parks and Recreation

•Fire Services

•Waste Management

•By-Law Enforcement

•Development-related Studies

•Services Related to a Highway (Operations, Roads and Related – Town-wide Infrastructure, and Roads & Related – Alternate Route and Related Infrastructure) and;

•Stormwater Management

Online Public Meeting

When: Monday, March 8, 2021, at 5:30 p.m.

Where: Virtual meeting hosted online at

Public Comment and Appearing Before Council

Any person may make written representation either in support of or in opposition to the study and/or by-law. Written submissions should be directed to the Office of the Town Clerk no later than noon on Friday, March 5, 2021.

Any person wishing to speak at the meeting in support of or in opposition of the by-law should complete a Delegation Request Form online at by noon on the day of the meeting.

For those without computer access, please call 905.430.4315 to speak with a staff member in the Office of the Town Clerk.

Written comments received before the meeting and submissions made at the public meeting will be considered by Council before the new development charges by-law comes into effect.

Project Contact

Technical inquiries regarding the content of the study and/or by-law should be directed to Jennifer Hess, Senior Financial Planning and Policy Advisor at 905.444.2826 or

Public Meeting Contact

Christopher Harris

Town Clerk, Town of Whitby

575 Rossland Road East,

Whitby, ON L1N 2M8

T. 905.430.4315

F. 905.686.7005



Notice of Public Meeting Regarding Development Charges

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