Municipal Fees

 

MUNICIPAL FEES AND CHARGES On April 3rd, 2013 Council passed By-Law No. 13-04-607 which imposes updated fees or charges for certain services and activities provided by or on behalf of the Township of Whitewater Region. The following provides a listing of fees charged by the various municipal departments.


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User Fees Charged by the Administration Department
Commissioning Documents $3.00/ 1st page
$1.00/ add page
Use of Council Chambers $20.00/ day
Burial permits $10.00
Photocopies $ .25 per page
Fax $1.00 per doc/ local call
$1.00 per page/ long distance
Tax Certificates $30.00
Memorial Hall  
    Day Rental
    Hourly Rental
$150.00
$25.00
NSF Cheques $30.00
Blue Boxes $8.00
Recycling Cart $125.00
Garbage Bags $3.00/bag
Garbage Bag Distributor $2.75/bag
Cobden Memorial Park Camping Fees $15.00 / night (tent with power)
$10.00 / night (tent no power)
$25.00 / night (trailer)
 

 

Municipal Tax Sales
I. Title Search and all Lawyers Fees Actual
II. Prior to First Notice $400.00
1. Includes all Registered Letters
2. Preparation of a Tax Arrears Certificate
3. Registration of a Tax Arrears Certificate
4. Preparation of Cancellation Certificate
5. Registration of Cancellation Certificate
6. plus Actual Costs in Item # I
 
III. Prior to Final Notice $600.00
1. Includes all Items in # II
2. Mailing of First Notice of Registration
3. Preparation of Statutory Declaration
4. Registration of Statutory Declaration
 
IV. After Final Notice $900.00
1. Includes all Items in # III
2. Preparation of Final Notice of Registrations
3. Mailing of a Final Notice of Registration
4. Preparation of a Statutory Declaration
5. Registration of a Statutory Declaration
 
V. Preparation of Extension Agreement $100.00
   
VI. Sale by Tender  
1. After Final Notice
2. Advertising Expenses
3. Preparing a Tax Deed
4. Registration of a Tax Deed
5. Preparation of a Statutory Declaration
6. Registration of a Statutory Declaration
7. Payment into District Court of Sale Proceeds
8. Administrative Costs for any or all items 2-7
$900.00
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Included
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$250.00
VII. Sale by Auction  
1. After Final Notice
2. Advertising Expenses
3. Auctioneer’s Fees
4. Preparing a Tax Deed
5. Registration of a Tax Deed
6. Preparation of a Statutory Declaration Included
7. Registration of a Statutory Declaration
8. Payment into District Court of Sale Proceeds
9. Administrative Costs for any or all of items 2-8
$900.00
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Included
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$250.00
*Actual Fees and Disbursement Charges
 
User Fees Charged by the Building and Bylaw Enforcement Department
1. PLANNING
i) Official Plan Amendment $700.00
ii) Zoning Bylaw Amendment $550.00
iii) Letters of Tolerance $50.00
iv) Zoning Opinion $30.00 per roll number
v) Site Plan Agreement $600.00
vi) Minor Variance Application $275.00
Documents and Publications
County Official Plan $40.00
Zoning Bylaw $40.00
2. BUILDING
a) Building Permit fees shall be as follows

(i) Residential - New, Additions or Extensive Renovations
.35 per square foot (plumbing permit included)
Building Official

(ii) Residential - Accessory Buildings
.30 per square foot
Building Official

(iii) Commercial/Industrial/Institutional - New, Additions or Extensive
Renovations
.40 per square foot
Building Official

(iv) Commercial/Industrial/Institutional - Accessory Buildings/Decks
.30 per square foot
Building Official

(v) Agricultural - New Construction, Additions or Extensive Renovations
.12 per square foot (Maximum $250.00)
Building Official

(vi) Agricultural - Accessory Buildings - Storage Containers (Silos)
.10 per square foot (Maximum $200.00)
Building Official

All above categories shall have a minimum building permit fee of $100.00
 

(vii) Agricultural - Dry Storage Containers (Grain Silos) $50.00
(viii) Installation of Solid Fuel Burning Appliance $50.00
(ix) Demolition Permits - 600 square foot or less
Plus $2.00 for each additional 100 square feet
$30.00
(x) Additional Inspection $30.00
(xi) Occupancy Permit Or Final Inspection After Permit Has Been Revoked $50.00
(xii) Change Of Use $150.00
(xiii) Pool Permit $30.00
(xiv) Transfer of Permit $30.00
(xv) Deferral of Revocation of Permit $30.00
(xvi) Transmitter towers & equipment, Tele-communication towers & equipment, Pumping stations, Hydro sub-stations
plus $50.00 Administration Fee
plus $25.00 for property identification sign for 911 purposes if required by the Chief Building Official
$6.00 per thousand of construction value
(xvii) New Property Identification Sign and Post for 911 Purposes If Requested By Owner $25.00
(xviii) Residential patio decks less than 400 sq. ft. $50.00
Plumbing Permit fees - shall be as follows:  
i) Basic Plumbing Fee
plus $4.00 per fixture
fixture includes: water closets, bathtubs, shower stalls, washbasin, kitchen sinks, slop sinks, urinals, automatic washers, laundry tubs, drinking fountains, floor drains, roof hoppers and rain water leaders
$30.00
ii) Repair or alteration of plumbing system $30.00
iii) Additional Inspection $30.00
Refunds - Withdrawal of Application or Abandoned Application

90% - No Review
50% - Plans Reviewed & Permit Issued
Permit refunds of less than $30.00 shall not be issued
Reviewed Permits - No Refund

Surcharge: 20% surcharge applies to all of the above fees if permit application is
received after work has begun.

SEWAGE SYSTEM
For approval of a plan of subdivision under the Planning Act R.S.O. 1990 CH. 13 $75.00 for each lot or block shown on the proposed plan of subdivision
For approval of a condominium $125.00 for each on-site sewage system that is proposed for installed up to 10,000 L.
For Approval For Consents Under the Planning Act $100.00 for each severance application
Certificate of Approval for a class 2 sewage system $100.00
Certificate of Approval for a class 3 sewage system $100.00
Certificate of Approval for a class 4 sewage system using a leaching bed $245.00 for each bed installed using a leached bed
Certificate for a class 4 sewage system using a filter bed $280.00 for each bed installed using a filter bed
Certificate of Approval for a class 5 sewage system $150.00
Septic permit for a tank change only  
File search fees $55.00
Investigations $30.00 per hour
Surcharge: 20% surcharge applied to all of the above fees if permit application is received after work has begun.
ANIMAL CONTROL
DOG LICENSE - FEES
For all Sterilized Dogs:
Before March 31st in any year
After March 31st in any year
$15.00
$22.00
For all Unsterilized Dogs:  
Before March 31st in any year
After March 31st in any year
$20.00
$27.00
Any such license and registration shall expire on December 31st of each year.
REPLACEMENT TAGS (lost or stolen) $2.00
IMPOUNDMENT - FEES
(a) First day of impoundment or part thereof
or all costs incurred whichever is greater.
$30.00
(b) Each additional day of impoundment
or all costs incurred whichever is greater
$8.00
KENNEL LICENSE - FEES $50.00
LIVE TRAP RENTAL $20.00 per week
$10.00 Add week
(4 week maximum)
LOTTERY LICENSES
Bazaar Gaming Event 1.5% of prizes for a bingo
1.5% of prizes for a raffle
$10.00 per wheel of fortune per day
Bingo 2% of prizes
Break Open Ticket $12.00/unit
Fair of Exhibition Gaming Event $5.00 per blackjack table per day
$5.00 per wheel of fortune per day
$50.00 per merchandise bingo
Loonie Progressive Game Total number of sessions x $1.00
Media Bingo 1.5% of prizes
Progressive Bingo Game Total number of sessions x $6.00
Raffle $ 1.5% of prizes ($ 5.00 min)
Social Gaming Event $ 2.00 per blackjack table
$ 2.00 per wheel of fortune
1.5% of prizes for a raffle conducted in conjunction with the Social Gaming Event
Special (Monster) Bingo 1.5% of prizes
Super Jackpot (Full Super Jackpot prize + line)
Prizes) x the number of events x 40% x 1.5%
Total Board Bingo Number of sessions, multiplied by the max. payout, multiplied by 1.5%
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User Fees Charged by the Public Works Department
Sewer Snake Rental $ 10.00/day
Water Turn On / Off $ 20.00 Each
Water Turn on/off (after hours) $ 100.00
Environmental Services User Fees
Municipal Domestic Garbage
Residential Curbside Garbage Pickup
Yellow Municipal Garbage Bag
$3.00
 
No person shall dump waste at the Whitewater Region Landfill Site without paying for each load, the following charges
All Commercial garbage entering the site in large Containers/Dumpsters shall be assessed at a rate of $.50 cents per cubic foot. FORMULA (Width X Height X Depth)
“Or 1 cubic Yard = 27cubic feet”
 
A surcharge for payment at the landfill site will apply to the following:
Request to Open Landfill Site $20.00 per Opening
Residential Waste (Ross Landfill Site)
Residential Waste (general) $0.50 per cubic foot
Residential Construction & Demolition Waste $0.50 per cubic foot
Brush, Leaf & Yard Waste No Charge
Discarded Furniture $5.00 per item
Scrap Metal No Charge
Refrigerated & Non-Refrigerated Appliances $5.00 per item
Recyclables & Cardboard No Charge
Batteries No Charge
Industrial, Commercial & Institutional (IC&I)
IC&I Waste (general) Non-Compacted $0.50 per cubic foot
IC&I Waste (general) Compacted $0.84 per cubic foot
Construction & Demolition Waste $0.50 per cubic foot
Contaminated Soil $0.60 per cubic foot
Scrap Metal No Charge
Scrap Tires - all sizes - No Charge
   
Water Sales
- Private
- Fire Department
- Roads Department
$6.06 per 1000 gallons +
$20.00 Loading Fee
RV Waste Discharge $15.00
Contaminated ground water $10.00 per 1000 litres
Sewage Holding tank transfer $100.00 per 1000 litres + $20.00 off loading
   
Blue Bin (96 gallon tippable cart) $125.00
Residential Blue Box purchase or replacement   $8.00 Commercial Recycling