Development Charges 

City-wide development charges are imposed on all lands in the city of Windsor.

Commencing January 18, 2021, the following are the newly assessed development charges for the City of Windsor. The three areas identified below (City-Wide, Sandwich South Planning District, Development Charge Exemptions) reflect the rates imposed per the city-wide Development Charges By-law #1-2021 (see Building By-laws Online).

Development charges map 

 City-Wide (except Sandwich South Planning District) - Schedule "A"

Residential Development

Unit Type ​Total Development Charge
​Single Detached ​$30,488 per unit
​Semi, Rows ​$17,158 per unit
​Other Residential ​$14,110 per unit

Non-Residential Development 

​Development Type Total Development Charge
​Industrial ​$0 (exempt)
​Non-Industrial ​$13.62 per square foot of gross floor area

Sandwich South Planning District - Schedule "B"

Residential Development

​Unit Type ​Total Development Charge

​Single Detached

​$47,735 per unit
​Semi, Rows ​$26,856 per unit
​Other Residential $22,091 per unit

Non-Residential Development

​Development Type ​Total Development Charge
​Industrial ​$0 (exempt)
​Non-Industrial ​$19.70 per square foot of gross floor area

Development Charge Exemptions - Schedule "C"

Residential Development

​Unit Type ​Total Development Charge
​Single Detached ​$0 (exempt)
​Semi, Rows ​$0 (exempt)
​Other Residential ​$0 (exempt)

Non-Residential Development

Development Type ​Total Development Charge
​Industrial ​$0 (exempt)
​Non-Industrial ​$0 (exempt)
For more information on development charges in the city of Windsor, see the 2021 Development Charges Pamphlet

Educational Development Charge

  • Effective April 22, 2021 - $1,205.00 per dwelling unit.

For more information on education development charges, see the Greater Essex County District School Board (GECDSB) Education Development Charges Pamphlet.

Planning & Building Department
Building Division
350 City Hall Square West, 2nd Floor, Suite 210
Windsor, Ontario
Canada
P.O. Box 1607
N9A 6S1

For general information, please call 311. For detailed inquiries, call (519) 255-6267.
Email: buildingdept@citywindsor.ca