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Ajax Amending DC Bylaw

October 16, 2020 9:26 AM | Anonymous

The Town of Ajax's Community Affairs and Planning Committee will be hosting a public meeting on Monday, December 7 at 7 p.m. to present and obtain public input on the municipality's proposed development charges by-law amendment and underlying background study.

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The Town of Ajax has prepared an amendment to the 2018 Development Charge Background Study in order to remove the Downtown Community Improvement Project Area (CIP) exemption provisions as directed by council on July 27, 2020 and to remove the Pickering Village Community Improvement Area (CIP) exemption provisions as directed by council on October 5, 2020.  In addition to other statutory updates, the amendment also proposes to remove the 10% mandatory statutory reduction applied to certain eligible service categories in accordance with the provisions of Bill 108, which was proclaimed into law on September 18, 2020.

Proposed Increase

   2017 2018  2020 
Single   $16,087  $26,109   $28,264 
Apts - 2 bed +  $9,036    $12,560   $13,598
Apts - bach, 1 bed   $5,449   $7,893   $8,545
Other Multiples  $12,583   $20,617   $22,318 

Increase - 2017 to 2020

Single   $12,177 76% 
Apts - 2 bed +  $4,562  50% 
Apts - bach, 1 bed   $3,096 57% 
Other Multiples   $9,735  77% 

Increase - 2018 to 2020

Single   $2,155


Apts - 2 bed +  $1,038 11% 
Apts - bach, 1 bed   $652 12% 
Other Multiples   $1,701 17% 

Notice of Public Meeting

The meeting will held electronically.  The meeting will be livestreamed for public viewing at www.ajax.ca/live.  You can participate in the meeting in the following ways:

Written Submission

Written submission may be provided for the committee' consideration.  Please submit your written comments before 12:00 p.m. on Monday, December 7, 2020 by email to clerks@ajax.ca.

Oral Submission

Oral submissions may be provided for the committee's consideration before the meeting.  Please submit your oral comments before 12:00 p.m. on Monday, December 7, 2020 b y calling 905-619-2529 ext. 3270 and leaving your comments via voicemail message.

Comment at the Meeting

To make your comments to the committee during the meeting, you must pre-register by contacting clerks@ajax.ca before 4:30 p.m. on Friday, December 4, 2020.

If you have comments or concerns that you would like to be passed on through DRHBA, please contact Stacey Hawkins.

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