The Planning and Development Act 2007 does not provide for a developer to be responsible for the long-term maintenance of the services built. A maintenance contract should have construction periods after which the municipality begins to maintain services and the maintenance contract is terminated. Read this fact sheet describing subdivision maintenance contracts. On this page on road and road construction, you can learn more about road maintenance contracts. There are few places where cities can turn for revenue – property taxes for residents and businesses, taxes and royalties for developers in new municipalities, monthly payments from property owners, user fees, and federal and provincial subsidies. But what are taxes in particular? These are fees paid by developers to cover the proportionate cost of the infrastructure needed for new developments. The model service agreements listed below are only used to initiate discussions and negotiations. They must be thoroughly revised to deal with every situation. Section 172 of the Planning and Development Act 2007 must be consulted for the legislative authority.
Lawyers acting for the parties should check a preliminary agreement before it is executed. This is an information sheet that describes when you need to declare an interest in a maintenance contract. From 1 October 2019, an intensification tax will be levied for development in the historic areas of the city to cover part of the capital infrastructure projects needed to support growth. The intensification tax covers the incremental effects on the service resulting from the evolution. Therefore, a credit site is eligible if there was a structure within ten years from the submission of a new development application for that site. . . .