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Notice of Passing for Education Development Charges By-law

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Notice of Passing for Education Development Charges By-law


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PDF version: HWDSB Notice of Passing June 2024 EDC By-law

TAKE NOTICE that the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board passed an Education Development Charges By-law on the 17th day of June, 2024, under Section 257.54 of the Education Act. The By-law is Education Development Charges By-law NO. 2024-1.

AND TAKE NOTICE that any person or organization may appeal the By-law to the Ontario Land Tribunal under Section 257.65 of the Act by filing with the Secretary of the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board on or before the 29th day of July, 2024, a notice of appeal setting out the objection to the By-law and the reasons supporting the objection together with the prescribed appeal filing fee.

The By-law comes into force on July 1, 2024 and has a term of five years. The By-law imposes education development charges in the following amounts for the periods set out below:

new edc rates that were updated in june 2024

The education development charges are imposed on all residential and non-residential development of lands in the City of Hamilton. Accordingly, a key map showing the location of the lands subject to the By-law is not provided as part of this notice.

A copy of the complete By-law is available for examination in the offices of the Board located at 20 Education Court, Hamilton, Ontario, L9A 0B9, during regular office hours or on the Board’s website at hwdsb.on.ca.

Notice of a proposed by-law amending the education development charges by-law or the passage of such an amending by-law is not required to be given to any person or organization, other than to certain clerks of municipalities or secretaries of school boards, unless the person or organization gives the secretary of the Board a written request for notice of any amendments to the education development charges by-law and has provided a return address.

Dated at the City of Hamilton this 24th day of June, 2024.

Sheryl Robinson Petrazzini
Director of Education / Secretary to the Board

Updated on Friday, June 28, 2024.
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