Skip to main content

News Detail

Notice of Public Meeting Regarding Development Charges


1/21/2021 9:04:42 AM

Take Notice that on Tuesday, February 16th, 2021 at 8:15 p.m. the Council of the Township of South-West Oxford will hold a public meeting pursuant to the Development Charges Act, 1997, regarding proposed development charge rates and policies that will be applied throughout the Township.

It is proposed that enactment of a development charges by-law by Council will occur on a date subsequent to the public meeting. Development charges are levied against new development, and are a primary source of funding for development-related capital expenditures.

The Development Charges Background Study relates to the provision of all eligible DC Services (ie. Fire, Parks and Recreation, Roads). Council is required under The Development Charges Act, 1997, to hold at least one public meeting to allow the public the opportunity to review and provide comments on the Development Charges Background Study, related staff reports and the proposed development charges by-law. All interested parties are invited to attend the public meeting.

Have Your Say

Any person may attend the public meeting and make written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the by-law. Written submissions are invited and should be directed to Julie Forth, Clerk, clerk@swox.org. no later than 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 11th, 2021. Written comments received prior to the meeting and submissions made at the public meeting will be considered by Council prior to the enactment of a new development charges by-law.

Technical inquiries should be directed to Treasurer Diane Larder, dlarder@swox.org or phone 519-485-0477 ext. 7024.

The Development Charges Background Study is available for viewing online.

Dated this 18th day of January, 2021.


Julie Forth, Clerk

Township of South-West Oxford

519-485-0477 ext. 7023

clerk@swox.org



Municipal Contacts

Township of South-West Oxford

Located in South Western Ontario, in the South West section of Oxford County and serves as a regional centre for industry, commerce and recreation.

The Township oversees 87,588 acres with a population of 7,544 and we have Canada’s busiest highway in our front yard! With a rich agricultural heritage, please stop by and enjoy our diverse Township. 

The Township’s mission is be "a leader in the development and delivery of municipal services for the growth and well being of our community"

Contact Us

312915 Dereham Line
Mt. Elgin, On N0J 1N0
Hours: Monday – Friday 
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Phone: 519-877-2702 / 519-485-0477
Fax: 519-485-2932

Copyright © 2019 SWOX, All rights reserved