The Region of Durham has decided not to waive indexing on the development charges on July 1, 2020 as previously recommended by staff. This means that development charge rates will be indexed by 2.9% on July 1, 2020.
On June 9 the Finance & Administration Committee voted to carry Report #2020-F-14, Final Recommendations Regarding Amendments to Regional Residential and Non-Residential Development Charges By-law No. 28-2018. This report recommended that the Regional Development Charge Bylaw No. 28-2018 to waive the annual indexing not be adopted. Council vote unanimously in favour of not waiving indexing.