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The General Fees and Charges By-Law is set to recover costs providing various services.  Fees and charges assist in covering all or a portion of the cost of delivering customer specific services therefore alleviating the financial impact on tax and user rate payers. Section 391 of the Municipal Act, 2001, as amended, authorizes a municipality to enact by-laws to impose fees and/or charges for services or activities provided or carried out by or on behalf of any other municipality or local board and; for the use of its property including property under its control.

In addition, Section 69(1) of the Planning Act R.S.O. 1990, Chapter P.13 provides that a municipality may establish a tariff of fees for the processing of applications.

View By-law 16-2022 General Fees & Charges for a complete listing as of March 21, 2022.

View By-law 17-2022 Building By-law for fees adopted February 22, 2022.

 

Township of Tyendinaga Fees and Charges

Fee Name Unit Fee (Excluding HST) Applicable Taxes

(HST 13% or HST Exempt)

Photocopy/Fax (Local/Long Distance; North America only) Per page $1.00   HST Exempt
Commissioning Documents (Affidavits/Declaration) -Non-Municipal Purpose – residents Per document $10.00 HST Exempt
Commissioning Documents (Affidavits/Declaration) -Non-Municipal Purpose – non-residents Per document $15.00 HST Exempt
Certification of Document – residents Per first page per document, plus for each subsequent page $15 for first page per document, plus $1 for each subsequent page HST Exempt
Certification of Document – non-residents Per first page per document, plus for each subsequent page $20 for first page per document, plus $1 for each subsequent page HST Exempt
Freedom of Information Requests (filing fee, copies, etc.) Per request $5/request plus fees as prescribed as per the Act. HST Exempt
Locating/Researching/Preparing Documents Per 30 minutes $25.00 HST Exempt
Tyendinaga Township promotional items such as t-shirts, hats, clothing etc. Cost Cost plus 10% HST
Lottery Licence Per licence 3% of Prizes HST Exempt
Tile Drain Loan Application Per application $50.00 HST Exempt
Tile Drain Loan Early Payout Per application $25.00 HST Exempt
Drainage Tile Loan – Inspection services Per inspection $150.00 HST Exempt
Line Fences Act Administrative Fee $100.00 HST Exempt
Tax Certificate – Within 5-7 business days $50.00 HST Exempt
Tax Certificate – Rush – Within 1-2 business days $75.00 HST Exempt
Copy of Tax Bill or Statement on Account Per Roll $15.00 HST Exempt
Tax Registration Cost Recovery plus 10% HST Exempt
Finance charge for unpaid taxes Per month 1.25% HST Exempt
Finance charge for outstanding accounts receivable Per month 1.25% HST Exempt
Charge for NSF cheque Each cheque $50.00 HST Exempt
Additional Copy of invoice/statement and supporting documentation Per invoice $5.00 HST Exempt
Administration Fee – Transfer unpaid accounts to Property Tax account Per account $20.00 HST Exempt
Dog Licensing
Fee Name Unit Fee (Excluding HST) Applicable Taxes

(HST 13% or HST Exempt)

If renewed by March 31 Per dog $20.00 HST Exempt
If renewed after March 31 Per dog $30.00 HST Exempt
New dogs obtained after March 31 Per dog $20.00 HST Exempt
Replacement of a lost tag Per tag $10.00 HST Exempt
Kennel Licensing
Fee Name Unit Fee (Excluding HST) Applicable Taxes

(HST 13% or HST Exempt)

If renewed by March 31 Per License $100.00 HST Exempt
If renewed after March 31 Per License $150.00 HST Exempt
New Kennel Licence obtained after March 31 Per License $100.00 HST Exempt
Additional Site Visit Per Visit $50.00 HST Exempt
Fee Name Unit Fee (Excluding HST) Applicable Taxes

(HST 13% or HST Exempt)

Recreation Hall                     
Non-Prime Time Day Block Per block $180.00 HST
Non-Prime Time Evening Block Per block $200.00 HST
Non-Prime Time Full Day Per day $342.00 HST
Prime Time Day Block Per day $210.00 HST
Prime Time Evening Block Per block $230.00 HST
 Prime Time Full Day Per block $396.00 HST
** Hourly Rate – Prime Time Per hour $48.00 HST
** Hourly Rate – Non-Prime Time Per hour $48.00 HST
 COVID Screener Per hour $19.76 HST
Bar
Flat Rate Per rental $100.00 HST
Kitchen Only
Full Day Per day $80.00 HST
Half Day Per half day $50.00 HST
Note to Hall Rentals

Prime Time: Friday after 4:00pm until 4:00pm Sunday

Non-Prime Time: 4:01pm Sunday until 3:59pm Friday

Daytime rentals consist of ‘Day Block’ during the hours of 8:00am-4:00pm

Evening rentals consist of ‘Evening Block’ during the hours of 4:01pm-2:00am

All ‘Recreation Hall’ rentals include the use of the kitchen

Meeting Room
Meeting Rate (max. 2hrs) Per block $30.00 HST
Additional hour rate Per hour $10.00/hour HST
Ball Diamonds
Hardball Diamonds Per game $42.00 HST
Hardball Diamond with lights Per game $102.00 HST
Softball Diamonds Per game $17.50 HST
Grooming Service (line and drag) Per request $20.00 HST
 Tournament Per diamond/ per day $65.00 HST Exempt if under 14
Soccer Pitch
Soccer game/practice Per game $12.00 HST Exempt if under 14
Soccer Tournament Per pitch – Per day $45.00 HST Exempt if under 14
Fee Name Unit Fee (Excluding HST) Applicable Taxes

(HST 13% or HST Exempt)

Horse Ring
Full Day Rate Per day $120.00 HST
Programs
Minor Baseball Per player – Pre-Rookie $40.25 HST Exempt
Per player – Rookie $69.00 HST Exempt
  Per player – Mosquito $115.00 HST Exempt
Per player – Peewee $126.50 HST Exempt
Per player – Bantam $155.25 HST
Per player – Midget $155.25 HST
Youth Soccer Per player U7 Res: $46.00

Non-Res: $57.50

HST Exempt if under 14
Per player U9 Res: $46.00

Non-Res: $57.50

HST Exempt if under 14
Per player U12 Res: $46.00

Non-Res: $57.50

HST Exempt if under 14
Per player U17 Res: $46.00

Non-Res: $57.50

HST
Adult Mixed Beach Volleyball Per team $193.20 HST
Adult Mixed 3-Pitch Per team $281.75 HST
Yoga Drop-in Per person/ per day $5.00 HST
Yoga Program (10 Sessions) Per program $44.00 HST
Pilates Program (8 Sessions) Per program $60.00 HST
Fee Name Unit Fee (Excluding HST) Applicable Taxes

(HST 13% or HST Exempt)

Household waste in bags Per bag $3.00 HST Exempt
Freon units (Refrigerators, freezers, water coolers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, etc.) Per item $36.00 HST Exempt
Porcelain sink, toilets, etc. Per item $5.00 HST Exempt
Large furnishings/major household appliances Per item $12.00 HST Exempt
Tires (10 tires maximum accepted per day per person) Per tire No Charge HST Exempt
Tires over 10 tire maximum Per tire above max $5.00 HST Exempt
After Hours Access Fee Per visit $100.00

per entry plus applicable

fees

HST Exempt
Recycle Bins Per bin $15.00

 

HST
Mattresses/box springs, etc.:
Crib to Cot Size Per item $6.00 HST Exempt

 

Mattress or Box Spring Per item $12.00 HST Exempt
Rugs, carpet, underlay, flooring etc. Per yard $15.00 HST Exempt
Truck Load ($20 per cubic yard)
Standard Truck 2.2 cubic yards Per level load $45.00 HST Exempt
Additional fee for heaped load Per heaped load $10.00 HST Exempt
Full Sized Truck 2.96 cubic yards Per level load $60.00 HST Exempt
Additional fee for heaped load Per heaped load $10.00 HST Exempt
Trailer (4’x8’) 2.54 cubic yards Per level load $50.00 HST Exempt
Additional fee for heaped load Per heaped load $10.00 HST Exempt
Trailer (6’x10’x2’) 3.6 cubic yards Per level load $72.00 HST Exempt
Additional fee for heaped load Per heaped load $10.00 HST Exempt
Trailer (6’x10’x3’ and up) 6.6 cubic yards Per level load $130.00 HST Exempt
Additional fee for heaped load Per heaped load $10.00 HST Exempt
Fee Name Unit Fee (Excluding HST) Applicable Taxes

(HST 13% or HST Exempt)

Excess Load Permits
Excess Load Permit-One time One-time $60.00 HST Exempt
Excess Load Permit-Annual Annual $240.00 HST Exempt
Equipment
Grader Per hour $120.00 HST Exempt
Rubber tire backhoe Per hour $100.00 HST Exempt
Tandem dump truck Per hour $90.00 HST Exempt
Water truck Per hour $90.00 HST Exempt
Pick-up truck Per hour $35.00 HST Exempt
Tractor with mower Per hour $90.00 HST Exempt
Plate tamper (per day) Per day $55.00 HST Exempt
Pick-up with brush chipper Per hour $90.00 HST Exempt
Foreman with pick-up Per hour $75.00 HST Exempt
Labourer Per hour $35.00 HST Exempt
Pay Loader Per hour $120.00 HST Exempt
Labourer with chainsaw Per hour $45.00 HST Exempt
Backhoe with rotary broom Per hour $120.00 HST Exempt
Pick-up truck with trailer Per hour $45.00 HST Exempt
¾  ton truck with snowplow/sander Per hour $55.00 HST Exempt
Fee Name Unit Fee (Excluding HST) Applicable Taxes

(HST 13% or HST Exempt)

Establish Civic Address- Blade, post and installation Per post and sign $120.00 HST Exempt
Civic Address – Installation of replacement blade and/or post Per post and sign $100.00 HST Exempt
Civic Address – Replacement blade Per sign $60.00 HST Exempt
Entrance Permit – New – Twp Road Per permit $1560.00 HST Exempt
Entrance Permit – New – Old County Road Per permit $2160.00 HST Exempt
Safe Site Entrance Per entrance $100.00 HST Exempt
Fee Name Unit Fee (Excluding HST) Applicable Taxes

(HST 13% or HST Exempt)

Zoning By-law Amendment Per application $1000.00 HST Exempt
Site Plan Control Per application $800.00 HST Exempt
Renewal Per application $400.00 HST Exempt
Deposit Per application $5,000.00 HST Exempt
Removal of Holding (H) Symbol from Zoning Per application $250.00 HST Exempt
Part Lot Control Per application $750.00 HST Exempt
Deeming By-law Per application $750.00 HST Exempt
Minor Variance Application Per application $1,000.00 HST Exempt
Tyendinaga Refund Policy:
Zoning By-law Amendments and Site Plan Control
If an application has been submitted to the Township but no administrative functions have been performed Per application 90% HST Exempt
If a report has been prepared and/or other administrative functions have

been performed on application, but the application has not proceeded to Council and/or a Public Meeting

Per application 50% HST Exempt
If the application and report have been considered by Council and/or a Public Meeting has been held Per application No Refund HST Exempt
Minor Variances
If an application has been submitted but no administrative functions have been performed Per application 90% HST Exempt
If a report has been prepared and/or other administrative functions have been performed on an application, but the application has not been considered by the Committee of Adjustment Per application 50% HST Exempt
If the application and report have been considered by the Committee of Adjustment Per application No refund HST Exempt
Encroachment Agreement Per agreement $250.00 HST Exempt
Cash in Lieu of Parkland Per application $900.00/lot HST Exempt
Zoning Compliance Certificate
Within 5-7 business days Per property 100.00 HST Exempt
Rush – Within 1-2 business days Per property $125.00 HST Exempt
Planning Documents
·         Comprehensive Zoning By-law Per copy $100.00 HST Exempt
Quinte Conservation Review Per application Current Quinte Conservation Rate HST Exempt

All planning services and applications listed within this schedule are subject to recovery of Third-Party Fees including but not limited to planners, engineers, solicitors, surveying, legal  agreements or opinions, conservation authorities etc. shall be recovered at cost.

 

Service Description Detail Fee (Excluding HST) Applicable Taxes

(HST 13% or HST Exempt)

Letters Compliance / Clearance Letter

Fire Investigation Report

Letters and/or copies of reports requested by or for; lawyers, insurance companies, real estate brokers, builders, request at sale of property. $100.00 HST Exempt
Fire Inspections By Request Per report $100.00 HST Exempt
 

 

Inspection Orders

Preparation of an Inspection Order under Section 21 of the Fire

Protection & Prevention Act

To cover the cost to prepare an Inspection Order

due to fire safety issues.

$150.00 HST Exempt
Air Bottle Refills Filling air bottles for non-fire services Per Bottle $8.00 HST Exempt
False Alarms Monitored Automatic Fire Alarm Systems Calculated Based MTO Current Rates – Per call (first call per calendar year – no charge) Cost Recovery HST Exempt
Additional firefighting resources FD incurs additional expenses (chemicals, foams, devices, absorbent material) All additional costs incurred Cost Recovery HST Exempt
Use of heavy equipment Where a building, or part of a building, has to be pulled down due to safety; to assist with

firefighting and / or a fire investigation

All additional costs incurred Cost Recovery HST Exempt
Motor Vehicle Collision MTO Roads and Township Roads Current Ministry of Transportation Vehicle Accident Rate (MTO) – (Per hour/truck) Current MTO Rate Per Hour/Per Truck HST Exempt
Clean up of hazardous materials spills Clean up material and / or use of an outside contractor Current Ministry of Transportation Vehicle Accident Rate (MTO) – Hourly Rate plus applicable fees Cost Recovery HST Exempt
Securing of Premises  after an alarm Use of an outside contractor All costs to secure premises Cost Recovery HST Exempt
Cost of firefighter to attend event Cost for a firefighter over and above all other fees for alarms $30.00 Per firefighter/ per hour HST Exempt
Open Air Burning Permits Fire Burn Permits $20.00 HST Exempt
Surcharge for Online Purchase of Open-Air Burning Permits. Fire Permit purchased online through fire website using PayPal Service PayPal Changes 30 cents plus 2% pf the purchase $1.50 HST Exempt

Administration and Enforcement if Spills Act and Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act

The cleanup of hazardous material spills shall be charged at the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) rate plus the costs of any cleanup materials or contractors used in the clean-up and shall be payable by the person or persons creating or causing such spills as determined at the sole discretion of the Fire Chief of the Township of Tyendinaga Fire Department.

Securing of Premises

Securing of premises after a fire (i.e., by sealing or boarding of doors and windows, etc.) shall be charged at an hourly rate plus the current level of overhead and materials used. If firefighters are employed for barricading the rate shall be the current hourly rate of the department per firefighter and such charges shall be payable by the owner or owners of the premises. If a situation arises where the building or part of the building is deemed unsafe and must be demolished, the actual costs for the equipment and labour will be the responsibility of the owner or insurance agent of the property.

Securing Premise for Investigates under the F.P.P.A and Ontario Fire Code.

If Tyendinaga Township Fire Department requires any call location to be secured for the purpose of maintaining evidence during an active investigation, the Owner, Renter and/or Insurance Company will be responsible for the cost incurred by the Fire Department.

Fire Prevention Event requested by a Company or organization

In the Event that Tyendinaga Fire Department is requested or required by a Company or Organization to Provide Fire Prevention or Fire Protection services during an organized event, with the exception of a Township Event, Tyendinaga Township Fire Department will recover all costs and resources used during the event.

Additional firefighting resources

In the event the Fire Department requires the use a foam firefighting agent, dry chemical agent or any absorbent booms / socks / pads, the replacement costs will be the responsibility of the owner of the property or insurance agent.

The Building Inspection Services Board (BISB) looks after building inspections for Stirling-Rawdon, Deseronto, Madoc Township, Marmora and Lake, Tweed, and Tyendinaga. The Board approves the Building By-law and each municipality approves the by-law as recommended.

View Complete By-law 17-2022 – Building By-law to provide for the issuance of Building Permits, Demolition Permits, Plumbing Permits, Change of Use Permits, Sewage System Permits and Swimming Pool Permits.

CLASS OF PERMIT Value of the improvement is to be determined on the following costs.

 

ALL PERMITS ARE SUBJECT TO A $150.00 ADMINISTRATION FEE
A) NEW RESIDENTIAL HOUSING AND ADDITIONS:

 

$155.00 per square foot

 

 

To obtain estimated cost apply $155.00 per square foot of living space above grade.  Permit cost is $10.50 per $1,000.00 or part thereof of estimated cost.

 

 

RESIDENTIAL BASEMENTS

 

$110.00 per square foot

 

 

 

 

 

To obtain estimated cost apply $110.00 per square foot of basement space.

Permit cost is $10.50 per $1,000.00 or part thereof of estimated cost

 

GARAGES, SHED, UTILITY BUILDINGS, CARPORTS

 

$75.00 per square foot

 

 

 

 

 

To obtain estimated cost apply $75.00 per square foot of building area.  Permit cost is $10.50 per $1,000.00 or part thereof of estimated cost.

 

B)

 

COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL: (Includes Renovation)

 

(a) First class masonry, veneer or frame and siding construction with interior finished suitable for occupation as business, school, church, office, etc.,

$185.00 per square foot

 

 

To obtain estimated cost, apply $185.00 per square foot of floor area (use 75% of rate for 2nd and 3rd floors and 50% of rate for each floor thereafter).  Permit cost is $10.50 per $1,000.00 or part thereof of estimated cost.

 

(b) All buildings of masonry, veneer, frame or metal construction with interior unfinished to be used for storage, warehousing or factory, etc.

$125.00 per square foot

 

To obtain estimated cost, apply $125.00 per square foot of floor area (use 75% of rate for 2nd and 3rd floors and 50% of rate for each floor thereafter).  Permit cost is $10.50 per $1,000.00 or part thereof of estimated cost.

 

(c) All mechanical (ie. Fire System, HVAC) Construction Value provided but must be confirmed to reflect current value of the service.  Permit cost is $10.50 per $1,000.00 or part thereof of estimated cost.
C) INSTITUTIONAL:
 

$620.00 per square foot

To obtain estimated cost, apply $620.00 per square foot of floor area.  Permit cost is $10.50 per $1,000.00 or part thereof of estimated cost.
D) DECKS, PORCHES, STEEL ROOFS           

                                                                             

Flat fee = $155.00

 

 

E) RESIDENTIAL RENOVATIONS/SECONDARY RESIDENCE

 

$110.00 per square foot –

 

 

To obtain estimated cost, apply $110.00 per square foot of area to be renovated.  Permit cost is $10.50 per $1,000.00 or part thereof of estimated cost.

 

F) FARM  BUILDINGS AND/OR FABRIC COVERED STRUCTURES

 

Open – $60.00 per sq.ft.

Closed –$75.00 per sq.ft.

 

To obtain cost, apply $60.00 or $75.00 per square foot of building area.  Permit fee is $10.50 per $1,000.00 or part thereof of estimated cost.

 

G) SWIMMING POOLS and all necessary fencing (Also include WOODSTOVE/BOILER

 

$150.00 fee

If there is any discrepancy between this list and the list presented in the Fees By-law, the by-law will prevail.