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Community Benefits Charges Public Meeting Notice

Take notice that on Monday, June 17, 2024, Council Members from the Town of Grimsby will hold a public meeting regarding the proposed Community Benefits Charges that will be applied to select developments throughout the Town. 

It is proposed that enactment of the Community Benefits Charges By-law by Council will occur on a date subsequent to the public meeting of June 17.

Community Benefits Charges is a new source of funding for growth-related capital expenditures enacted under the Planning Act and these charges can be levied against developments with 5 or more storeys, and 10 or more residential units. 

With respect to the Community Benefits Charges Strategy, the Planning Act requires the municipality to consult with such persons and public bodies as the municipality considers appropriate. Public meetings provide the public an opportunity to comment on the Community Benefits Strategy and proposed by-law, both of which were made available on the Town’s website as part of report FIN-24-14 at the May 21, 2024, meeting of Council.  

All interested parties are invited to attend the in-person public meeting:

Date:        Monday, June 17, 2024

Time:        6 p.m.

            Location:  160 Livingston Ave, Grimsby, ON L3M 0J5

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 Clerks Department at on or before 12 p.m. (noon) Friday, June 14, 2024. Any person who wishes to speak at the Council meeting must complete the Delegation Request Form on or before 12 p.m. (noon) on Friday, June 14, 2024. Written comments received prior to the meeting and submissions made at the public meeting will be considered by Council prior to the enactment of the new Community Benefits Charges By-law. All submissions received become part of a public record.

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Town of Grimsby
160 Livingston Avenue
Grimsby ON, L3M 0J5
Phone: 905-945-9634
Fax: 905-945-5010

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