Service & Engineering Fees

Effective January 1, 2017

Engineering and Inspection fees are calculated as a percentage of the estimated cost of Regional water and sanitary services and are based on a sliding scale.

Engineering & Inspection Fees for Developers

Total Estimated Cost
of Proposed Water Services,
Sanitary Services and
Road Works

Engineering and
Inspections Fee Deposits*

up to $100,000

$5,000 or 10% (whichever is greater) +HST

between $100,000.01 and $250,000

7% +HST

between $250,000.01 and $500,000

6% +HST

$500,000.01 or more

5% +HST (To a maximum of $100, 000 + HST)

*The first $5,000 + $650 HST = $5,650 of the total Engineering and Inspection fee is required to be submitted at the time of the first engineering drawing submission, with the balance payable upon execution of the Development Agreement.
**Any portion of the Engineering and Inspection fee collected, including the $5,000 payment is considered a one-time charge that is non-refundable.

Tapping Fees

Water Main Taps

  • Up to and including 50mm - $398.01
  • 100mm and greater - $742.24

Sanitary Main and Regional Storm Main Taps

  • All sizes - $604.28

Water Meters

  • 20mm - $393.85
  • 25mm - $403.00
  • 40mm - $645.64
  • 50mm - $856.30
  • 75mm - $1,554.30
  • 100mm - $2,694.58
  • 150mm - $4,994.36
  • 200mm - $7,511.34
  • 250mm - $10,030.58

Note: Tapping fees and water meter fees are reviewed in January of each year.