Current Fee Schedule 2022

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Conservation Sudbury 2022 Plan Review Fee Schedule. For a printable version of the Schedule "B" fees  CLICK HERE. Conservation Sudbury fees follow the guidelines set out in the Fees Policy

Schedule "B" Fees: Development and Alteration to Waterways Program Fees(1)

(Section 28 - Conservation Authorities Act)(2)

Description
Fees
Small Works:
  • Construction of, or additions to non-habitable buildings and accessory structures1 with a cumulative footprint of less than 20 square metres. 
  • Fill placement or removal and/or grading (landscaping, driveway top-dressing), that is both less than 100 cubic metres and in an area that is less than 0.1 hectares
  • Shoreline hardening2 less than 5m in length where slope stability is not a concern
  • Shoreline softening3 that does not include hardening, less than 30 metres in length
  • Floodproofing verification for existing dwellings

$150.00

Standard Works:
  • New, reconstruction of, and additions to habitable buildings with a footprint of less than 100 square metres
  • Construction of, or additions to non-habitable buildings and accessory structres1 with a cumulative footprint of >20 to 100 squares metres
  • Fill placement or removal and/or grading, that is both less than 500 cubic metres and less than 0.5 hectares (including septic systems)
  • Shoreline hardening2 >5 to 30 m in length
  • Shoreline softening3 that does not include hardening, >30 to 50 m in length
  • Infrastructure (bridges, culverts, utility crossings, municipal drain) maintenance4
  • Like for like culvert replacement

$450.00

Large Works:
  • New, reconstruction of, and additions to buildings with a footprint of >100 to 450 square metres
  • Fill placement or removal and/or grading, that is both less than 2000 cubic metres and in an area less than 1 hectare
  • Shoreline hardening2 >30 to 50m in length
  • Shoreline softening3 greater than 50 metres
  • New or replacement infrastructure like, but not limited to, bridges, culverts, utility crossings, municipal drains less than or equal to 25 metres in width/span/length
  • Alteration to watercourses up to 10m in length

$700.00

Major Works:
  • Multiple unit projects (ex. 3 or more dwelling units)
  • New, reconstruction of, and additions to buildings with a footprint greater than 450 square metres
  • Fill placement or removal and/or grading, that is either greater than 2000 cubic metres or in an area greater than 1 hectare
  • Shoreline hardening2 greater than 50m in length
  • New or replacement infrastructure like, but not limited to, bridges, culverts, utility crossings, municipal drains greater than 25 metres in width/span/length
  • Stormwater management ponds
  • Alteration to watercourses greater than 10m in length
  • Any permit application that requires the review of one or more more site-specific professional studies or reports

$1,200.00

 External peer review

Where complex projects require review of site-specific professional study, an external peer review may be required. 

Full cost of external peer review

Revisions:

Applications which are amended or resubmitted after approval and including modifications to approved erosion and sediment plans.

Extensions:

To extend a previously issued permit, if the application for extension is received in writing at least 60 days before the expiry of the permit. Any changes to the plans will require a full review and the revision fee (above) shall apply

50% of original fee

 

 

$100.00

Renewals

Permit renewals or extensions beyond 2 years from the date of issuance (or as permitted by law) of the permit will require re-application

Application fee schedule

Hearing or appeal

Appeal to the recommendation of refusal - of a permit, or specific condition of a permit

50% of original fee

Property Inquiries 
  • 1 - Parcel-specific written responses to lawyers, realtor, representatives of financial institutions, appraisers, on behalf of landowners or others, as appropriate
  • 2 - As above, as well as a desktop exercise to identify development opportunities and constraints, and knowns site history relative to this authority's mandate
  • 3 - As above, proceeded by a site visit
Building permit clearance
  • Clearance of building permits to Chief Municipal Building Official

1 - $100 

2 - $200

3 - $400

 


$40/permit

Other Services:
  • NDCA Technical reports, floodplain maps and other public documents
  • GIS Data; Regulation Limits and associated feature layers, except floodplain dataset

$1/page

Minimum of $125 per area


Superscript

1        Non-habitable accessory buildings or structure shall include sheds, retaining walls, gazebos, decks etc

2        Shoreline hardening, includes retaining walls, rip rap, revetments, etc...

3        Shoreline softening, including rehabilitation through planting, slope softening or bioengineering, etc....

4       Maintenance shall mean work on an existing structure where there is no change in size, location, configuration or footprint. 

 

Notes:

  1. Two projects from the same category on the same property may be coupled together in the same fee category, if the applications are made simultaneously.  Any subsequent projects on the same property may be charged an additional fee in accordance with the appropriate fee category. Any projects added to the scope of work following initial application may be considered separately. 
  2. Permit fees, including deposits are considered a processing fee and are non-refundable
  3. An application that remains inactive for 6 months is deemed to be abandoned. The applicant will be notified at least 30 days in advance of this action being taken. Any deposit is forfeited and a new application is required.
  4. Permits are issued for up to a two (2) year period. Significant alteration to a plan, or a change in ownership is subject to new permit application.
  5. Permits issued to the municipality or the conservation authority are exempt from the fee schedule, but not the requirement to obtain a permit.

Effective Date of Fee Schedule: April 2, 2002 

Revised Date(s):

i)   January 1, 2003
ii)  January 28, 2007
iii) February 2, 2009
iv) January 20, 2011
v)  April 1, 2013
vi) January 1, 2019
vii) January 1, 2020
viii) January 1, 2022

The Nickel District Conservation Authority reserves the right to revise this fee schedule at any time.

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