Fees, Charges & Payment Options

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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

  • Administration & Finance Fees

    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 and Kennel Licensing Fees

    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
  • Recreation Programs & Recreation Hall Fees

    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
  • Waste Transfer Station Fees

    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
  • Roads Department Fees

    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
  • Civic Address Fees

    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
  • Planning Fees

    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.

     

  • Fire Department Fees

    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.

  • Building Fees

    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.


 

Payment Options

We offer a variety of ways to pay your bill. Payments must be received by the due date to avoid penalty.

If you didn’t receive or if you have misplaced your tax bill or other municipal invoice, contact the Municipal Office at 613-396-1944 or email treasurer@tyendinagatownship.com. It is the account holder’s responsibility to ensure payments are made and the account balance is paid.

  • Online Banking

    Pay your taxes and other municipal invoices (e.g. dog tags, rentals, entrance permits) through online banking with your financial institution. You are responsible to pay any service charges levied by them.

    Taxes 

    • Sign onto your online banking and add “Tyendinaga, Twp – Property Taxes” as a payee.
    • Use your roll number located on your tax bill for the 19-digit account number. Some institution only require the first 15-digits. Note your roll number begins with 12-01-000-0XX-XXXX-0000.

    Municipal Invoices (e.g. dog tags, rentals, entrance permits)

    • Sign onto your online banking and add “Tyendinaga, Twp –  Miscellaneous” as a payee.
    • Enter a detailed description such as your dog tag number or address to ensure your payment is applied to the proper account.

    Contact your bank’s customer service department if this does not work.

    Allow at least four business days for your bank to process the transaction and send us your payment.

  • E-Transfers

    To use this service, please contact us at 613-396-1944 or email treasurer@tyendinagatownship.com.

    You are responsible to pay any service charges levied by them.

    Pay your taxes and other municipal invoices (e.g. dog tags, entrance permits) by e-Transfers. e-Transfers can be sent and received 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

    • Through your online banking create a contact for the Township of Tyendinaga using treasurer@tyendinagatownship.com as the email address to send the funds to.
    • Make sure to put your roll number,  dog tag number, AR invoice number or brief description of the payment in the message.
    • Password set up not required as this is an auto deposit.​ If your bank requires a password set up please confirm your bank is set up for auto deposit.
  • Online Using Credit Card, PaySimply or Paytm

    Pay your taxes and other municipal invoices (e.g. dog tags) online using third party companies such as PaySimply and Paytm.

    Make sure to submit your payment well in advance of the due date, because it may take a few days to process the payment. You are responsible to pay any service charges levied by them.

    Credit card payments cannot be processed in person. Any third party companies are neither affiliated nor partners of the Township. Visit their website for terms, conditions, payment processing times or any other inquires.

    NOTE: Paypal can be used to pay for burn permits only. 

  • Financial Institutions

    Online, Mobile or Telephone Banking

    You can add the Township of Tyendinaga as a bill payee with most banks.

    Taxes 

    • Sign onto your online banking and add “Tyendinaga, Twp – Property Taxes” as a payee.
    • Use your roll number located on your tax bill for the 19-digit account number. Some institution only require the first 15-digits. Note your roll number begins with 12-01-000-0XX-XXXX-0000.

    Municipal Invoices (e.g. dog tags, rentals, entrance permits)

    • Sign onto your online banking and add “Tyendinaga, Twp –  Miscellaneous” as a payee.
    • Enter a detailed description such as your dog tag number or address to ensure your payment is applied to the proper account.

    Contact your bank’s customer service department if this does not work.

    Allow at least four business days for your bank to process the transaction and send us your payment.

    ATM or Bank Teller

    You can pay your bill at an ATM or with a teller at most banks. Allow at least four business days for your bank to process the transaction and send us your payment.

  • In-Person Payments

    Location: Township of Tyendinaga Municipal Office 

    Payment methods accepted:

    • Cash
    • Cheque (made out to the Township of Tyendinaga)
    • Debit

    Cheques may be dropped in the mail slot located beside the main entrance to the Municipal Office.

  • Drop Box

    Location: Tyendinaga Township Municipal Office 

    Make a payment by cheque using our 24-hour drop-off mail slot. Please attach your tax payment stub or payment details on the cheque within your envelope to ensure payment is applied to correct account.

    The mail slot is located to the left of the municipal office’s front door.

    Please do not use the mail slot for cash payments.

  • Mail

    To mail payments, send to:

    Township of Tyendinaga
    859 Melrose Road
    Shannonville, ON, K0K 3A0

    • Cheque (made out to the Township of Tyendinaga) and payment details or tax roll number written on memo line
    • Attach your payment stub

    Please mail early, as payments delayed in the mail and received after the due date will be subject to a penalty charge. We consider payments complete on the date the Finance Department receives your cheque.

Contact Us

Anne-Marie Goulah
~ Treasurer
859 Melrose Road, RR #1, Shannonville, ON K0K 3A0

Fees, Charges & Payment Options