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Schedule “A”

Marriage

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
Marriage LicenceEachExempt$110.00
Civil Ceremony (Council Chambers)Each+ HST$300.00
Civil Ceremony (Offsite)Each+ HST$350.00
Witness (Provided by Town)Each+ HST$50.00
Ceremony Cancellation FeeEachExempt$50.00

Document Commissioning

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
Commissioner for Taking Affidavits SignatureEach document+ HST$25.00 non-residents $15.00 residents
Certified True CopyEach document+ HST$15.00

Lottery

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
Raffle LicenceOf prize valueExempt3%

Miscellaneous Permits/Licences

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
Burial PermitEachExempt$20.00
Kennel License (By-Law 09-06)EachExempt$200.00

Freedom Of Information (FOI) Request

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
Municipal Freedom of Information ApplicationEachExempt$5.00
Other costs associated with a request under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA)EachExemptIn accordance with fees set by MFIPPA.

Town Branded Materials

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
Town Flags (Cloth)Each+ HST$117.00
Town MapsEach+ HST$1.00
Heritage PosterEach+ HST$20.00
Where Memories Begin – PosterEach+ HST$7.00

Property Inquiry Requests

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
Tax CertificateEachExempt$65.00
Zoning CertificateEachExempt$65.00

Administrative/Processing Fees

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
Administrative/Processing Fee for Complainants for Closed Meeting InvestigationsEachExempt$25.00
Administrative/Processing Fee for Applications to the Elgin Election Joint Compliance Audit CommitteeEachExempt$25.00
PhotocopiesPer page+ HST$0.75/page

Schedule “B”

Parking Pass Fees

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
Parking Permit – DailyEachIncluded$6.00
Parking Permit – MonthlyEachIncluded$80.00
Parking Permit – 6 MonthsEachIncluded$250.00
Parking Permit – AnnualEachIncluded$460.00

Traffic & Parking – Set Fines

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
Set Fines established by By-Law 72-23 Part 1

Set Fines established by By-Law 72-23 Part 2

Property Standards

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
Certificate of ComplianceEachExempt$45.00

Property Standards – Set Fines

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
Set fines established by By-Law 60-19 – Schedule (A)

Schedule “C”

Taxation & Other Payment

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
Interest – Outstanding TaxesPrinciple amount outstandingExempt1.25% on overdue principle on the first day of default and first day every month thereafter 
Interest – Unpaid AccountsPrinciple amount outstandingExempt2% on overdue principle on the first day of default and first day every month thereafter 
NSF – Returned Cheque FeeEachExempt$35.00
Tax Notice Reprint (Previous Years)EachExempt$10.00
Tax Arrears – Tax RegistrationEachExempt$100.00
Tax Arrears – Cancellation CertificateEachExempt$70.00
Tax Arrears – Tax SaleEachExempt$500.00

Schedule “D”

Building Fees

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
Group ‘C’ – Low Density Residential (By-law 72-12 – Statutory Process Required to amend)$1.00 / ft2 for buildings with a floor area over 1,500 ft2 or $10.00 / $1,000.00 value of construction
equivalent. $1,500.00
minimum fee.
Exempt$1,500.00 / dwelling unit up to 1,500 Charge+ 25% Stabilization Reserve Charge
Group ‘C’ – Multiple Residential (By-law 72-12 – Statutory Process Required to amend)$1.00 / ft2 for buildings with a floor area over 1,500 ft2 or $10.00 / $1,000.00 value of construction
equivalent. $1,500.00
minimum fee.
Exempt$1,500.00 / dwelling unit up to 1,500 ft2 + 25% Stabilization Reserve Charge
Group ‘C’ – Residential – Major Alterations, Additions (By-law 72-12 – Statutory Process Required to amend)$0.333 / ft2 for buildings with a floor area over 1,500 ft2 or $3.33 / $1,000.00 value of construction
equivalent.
Exempt$500.00 up to 1,500 ft2 + 25% Stabilization Reserve Charge
Group ‘C’- garage, carport, accessory building, deck, minor alterations, demolition & other permits i.e. change of use, conditional, transfer, moving sign (By-law 72-12 – Statutory Process Required to amend)$0.666 / ft2 for buildings with a floor area over 1,500 ft2 or $3.33 / $1,000.00 value of construction
equivalent
Exempt$200.00 up to 300 ft2 or $200.00/ permits for other types of permits + 25% Stabilization Reserve Charge
Group ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘D’, ‘E’, ‘F’ –
New Construction (By-law 72-12 – Statutory Process Required to amend)
$0.720 / ft2 for buildings with a floor area over 2,500 ft2 or $5.14 / $1,000 value of construction equivalent.Exempt$1,800.00 up to 2,500 ft2 + 25% Stabilization Reserve Charge
Group ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘D’, ‘E’, ‘F’- Major Additions or Alterations (By-law 72-12 – Statutory Process Required to amend)$0.320 / ft2 for floor area over 2,500 ft2 or $2.28 /
$1,000.00 value of
construction equivalent.
Exempt$800.00 up to 2,500 ft2 + 25% Stabilization Reserve Charge
Non-Residential Minor Additions, Alternations, Demolitions, Transfer, Moving (By-law 72-12 – Statutory Process Required to amend)N/AExempt$200.00 + 25% Stabilization Reserve Charge
Sewage System Building Permit – Small Systems (New or Replacement Construction) Class 1,2,3,4 & 5 (By-law 72-12 – Statutory Process Required to amend)N/AExemptWith combined occupant loads <150 persons. With <5 bedrooms, <6,000 ft2, 45 FU’s (residential buildings).
Total Daily Design Sanitary Sewage
Flow >3,000L/day. *Current rate set by administering agency.
Sewage System Building Permit – Large Systems (New or Replacement Construction) Class 1,2,3,4 & 5N/AExemptWith combined occupant loads >150 persons. With >5 bedrooms, >6,000 ft2, .45 FU’s (residential buildings).
Total Daily Design Sanitary Sewage
Flow >3,000L/day.
Sewage System Building Permit (Minor repair to the system) Class 1,2,3,4 &5N/AExempt*Current rate set by administering agency.
Lot Grading Plan Deposit (By-law 72-12 – Statutory Process Required to amend)N/AExempt$1,000.00 deposit. The Applicant will be refunded the full amount of deposit upon the Town Building Department receiving a Certificate of Compliance with approved Grading Plan. This shall occur no later than six (6) months after occupancy has been granted for the permit. After this time the deposit will be forfeit and the Town shall place orders to comply of the property.
Occupancy Certificate (By-law 72-12 – Statutory Process Required to amend)N/AExempt$30.00
Additional Inspections (By-law 72-12 – Statutory Process Required to amend)Per hourExempt$80.00/hour
Fee DescriptionTypeEstimated Value
Residential ConstructionMain Level$110.00 / ft2
Residential ConstructionSecond$50.00 / ft2
Residential ConstructionFinished Basement$40.00 / ft2
RenovationResidential Minor $30.00 / ft2
RenovationResidential Major $60.00 / ft2
RenovationI.C.I. Minor $40.00 / ft2
RenovationI.C.I. Major $80.00 / ft2
Industrial, Commercial, InstitutionalMain Level $80.00 / ft2
Industrial, Commercial, InstitutionalAdditional Levels $40.00 / ft2
Accessory BuildingsGarages $50.00 / ft2
Accessory BuildingsMinor (Utility Structures) $25.00 / ft2

Schedule “E”

Planning

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
Official Plan AmendmentEachExempt$1,500.00
Zoning By-Law AmendmentEachExempt$1,200.00
Removal of Holding ProvisionEachExempt$500.00
Temporary Use By-law (Section 39 and 39.1 of the Planning Act)EachExempt$800.00
Temporary Use By-law – Refundable DepositEachExempt$5,000.00 fully refundable upon compliance
Temporary Use By-Law – Extension RequestsEachExempt$400.00
Minor VarianceEachExempt$750.00
Extension or Alteration to a Non-conforming UseEachExempt$500.00
ConsentEachExempt$600.00
Change in Conditions to Consent RequestEachExempt$300.00
Part Lot Control Exemption By-LawEachExempt$800.00
Part Lot Control Exemption By-Law – Extension or Repeal RequestsEachExempt$400.00
Site Plan ApplicationEachExempt$1,500.00
Site Plan Application – Engineering ReviewEachExempt$3,500.00 to cover engineering review costs has been separated into a separate line fee and is now non-refundable
Site Plan AmendmentEachExempt$750.00
Plans of Subdivision/Plans of Condominium (plus engineering, consultant and/or legal costs)EachExempt$3,000.00
Development Pre-ConsultationPer hourExemptInitial consultation: no charge
Subsequent consultation: $100/hour

Concurrent Applications

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
OPA + ZBAEachExempt$2,500.00
ZBA + ConsentEachExempt$1,500.00
MV + ConsentEachExempt$1,200.00
MV + SPCEachExempt$2,000.00

General Planning Fees

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
Application Form to Establish Legal Non-Conforming UseEachExempt$200.00
Cash-in-lieu of Parkland Dedication for Residential ConsentsEach lot creationExempt$1,000.00
Cash-in-lieu of Parkland Dedication – All Subdivision of Land Except for Residential Severances% of land value as specified in Section 51.1 of the Planning ActExemptAs per Section 51.1 of the Planning Act
Deeming By-lawEachExempt$800.00
Agreement Processing/Registration FeeEachExempt$400.00
Telecommunication Tower ApplicationEachExempt$500.00

Schedule “F”

Inspections

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
Industrial/ Commercial Inspection – Single Tenant or OccupancyPer hour+ HST$200.00
Commercial – Multiple Occupancy InspectionPer hour+ HST$200.00
Single ResidentialEachExempt$150.00
Duplex ResidentialEachExempt$200.00
Multi-residential or Condo Building InspectionPer hour
Per unit
+ HST$200.00/hour plus $35.00/unit
TentEachExempt$100.00
Home Daycare InspectionEachExempt$150.00
Daycare Inspection – LicenseEach+ HST$200.00
Other Business, Commercial or Residential InspectionPer hour+ HST$150.00/hour
Fire Safety Plan ReviewEachExempt$125.00
Bed & Breakfast (B&B)EachExempt$150.00
Trade Shows and Special FunctionsEachExempt$150.00
Food Trucks and Refreshment VehiclesEachExempt$75.00

Incident Report Letters/Property Search File Requests

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
Fire Investigation ReportsEach+ HST$200.00
Fire Incident Report LettersEach+ HST$120.00
Property File Search RequestsEach+ HST$120.00

False Alarm Calls

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
Third False AlarmEachExempt$250.00
Fourth False AlarmEachExempt$350.00
Subsequent False Alarms after Fourth AlarmEachExempt$500.00

Fees for Extraordinary Services

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
Any additional equipment required for fire fighting, fire investigation, security, public safety, overhaul operations or any reasonable operations or services deemed necessary by Aylmer Fire Department Fire Chief OfficialEachExemptFull Cost Recovery
Firefighting or other staff memberPer hourExempt$50.00/hour
Auto Accident – Non-ResidentEachExemptMTO Current Rates
Car Fire – Non-County ResidentEachExemptMTO Current Rates
Fire InvestigationsPer hourExempt$100.00/hour
Firefighting equipment lost or damaged by firefighting activitiesEachExemptFull Cost Recovery
Firefighting foam or other fire suppression suppliesEachExemptFull Cost Recovery

Schedule “G”

Aylmer Pool

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
See YWCA St. Thomas-Elgin Program Schedule

Baseball

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
Team – Once WeeklyEach+ HST$212.30
Team – Twice WeeklyEach+ HST$424.60
YouthPer hour+ HST$7.00/hour
Tournament – per DiamondEach+ HST$35.20

Schedule “H”

Pavilions

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
Kinsmen / Optimist PavilionEach+ HST$35.00/rental
Lions PavilionEach+ HST$30.00

Bandshell

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
BandshellPer day+ HST$35.00/day
Bandshell Committee RoomPer hour+ HST$30.00/hour

Old Town Hall

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
Old Town Hall FacilityPer hour (up to 5 hours)+ HST$30.00/hour
Old Town Hall FacilityPer day+ HST$200.00/day
Old Town Hall Facility2 days+ HST$375.00
Old Town Hall Facility3 days+ HST$475.00
Old Town Hall FacilityPer day (4 days or more)+ HST$150.00
Old Town Hall FacilityPer event – Set up+ HST$35.00
Light / Sound Equipment Rental – DailyPer day+ HST$50.00/day
Light / Sound Equipment Rental – Multiple DaysRental term+ HST$100.00
PianoPer day+ HST$50.00/day

Schedule “I”

Water Services Fees

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
New Water Service & MeterEachExempt$66.00
Permanent Disconnection of Water MeterEachExempt$82.50
Permanent Disconnection of Water ServiceEachExempt$55.00
Temporary Removal and Reinstallation of Water MeterEachExempt$82.50
Temporary Shut-off & Restoration of Water SupplyEachExempt$30.00
Reconnection of Water Service (non-payment or non- compliance) – Regular Business HoursEachExempt$55.00  
Reconnection of Water Service (non-payment or non- compliance) – Non-regular Business HoursEachExemptFull cost recovery (4 hours minimum)
Arrears CertificatePer propertyExempt$49.50
Change of OccupancyEachExempt$15.00
Construction Water ChargeEachExempt$27.50
Temporary Water SupplyBase and UsageExempt$66.00 in addition to $2.20 per m3
Meter Testing ChargeDeposit Plus CostsExempt$82.50
Misc. Service ResponsesEachExemptFull Cost Recovery if issue is determined not to be Town’s responsibility

Schedule “J”

EECC Ice Rental Fees 2024-2025

RATE5%TOTAL
CAPITAL SURCHARGE(+ applicable taxes)
PRIME$172.80$8.64$181.44
NON PRIME$103.67$5.18$108.85
SCHOOLClass/Practice/Non Prime$67.60$3.38$70.98
Game (non prime)$103.67$5.18$108.85

PRIME – September 1 – June 30
Sunday – 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Monday to Friday – 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

NON PRIME
Sunday – 10:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Monday to Friday – 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. & 10:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

July 1 – August 31
No Non-Prime Ice Time During this period. Youth (under 16 rates 85% of Prime Rates)

SCHOOL – ONLY AVAILABLE FOR EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS OR VERIFIED HOMESCHOOLS BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 1 – JUNE 30)
Monday to Friday – 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – classes, practices, games or recreational skate

Other Fees

Fee DescriptionUnitApplicable TaxesFee
Garbage Bag TagEachExempt$2.00
Road Occupancy PermitEachExempt$165.00 (plus deposit) (Exemptions may be granted at the discretion of the Director of Operations for permits associated with Subdivision, Condo, or Site Plan Agreements or Special Event Applications given that securities or other fees are provided)

Consolidated Fees and Charges By-Law (March 2024)

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