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Bylaw No. 1983-2010

Development Cost Charges Imposition Bylaw, 2010

Contents
 1 Citation
 2 Interpretation
 3 Imposition of charges
 4 Schedules
 5 Repeals previous bylaws
Schedule "A"
Schedule "B"
Schedule "C"
Schedule "D"

The Council of the City of Abbotsford, in open meeting assembled, ENACTS AS FOLLOWS:

Citation

1   Bylaw No. 1983-2010 may be cited as "Development Cost Charges Imposition Bylaw, 2010".

Interpretation

2   (a) Schedule "A" contains definitions of terms used in this bylaw.

(b) Unless otherwise defined, all words and phrases in this Bylaw shall be construed in accordance with the meaning assigned to them by City of Abbotsford Zoning Bylaw, 1996, as the context and circumstances may require.

(c) Words or phrases defined in the British Columbia Interpretation Act, Community Charter or Local Government Act or any successor legislation, shall have the same meaning when used in this bylaw unless otherwise defined in this bylaw or City of Abbotsford Zoning Bylaw, 1996.

(d) In this bylaw, unless the context otherwise requires, the singular shall include the plural and the masculine includes the feminine gender.

(e) The headings contained in this bylaw are for convenience only and are not to be construed as defining, or in any way limiting, the scope or the intent of the provisions of this bylaw.

Imposition of charges

3   (1) Every person who obtains:

(a) approval of a subdivision of a parcel of land under the Land Title Act or the Strata Property Act; or

(b) a building permit to authorize the construction, alteration, or extension of a building or structure, including without limitation, a building permit to authorize the construction, alteration or extension of a building that will, after the construction, alteration or extension, contain fewer than four self-contained dwelling units;

for a property located within Development Cost Charge Area A (pink), B (gray), C (purple), D (yellow), E (off-white), or F (white) shown coloured on Sheet 1 Drawing No. M-580 attached to this Bylaw as Schedule "B", shall pay to the City, at the time of the approval of the subdivision, or the issue of the building permit, as the case may be, the applicable development cost charges, in the amounts in Schedule "C", attached to and forming part of this Bylaw.

(2) Despite Subsection 3  (1) , if an application for approval of subdivision or for issue of a building permit is received by the City either prior to adoption of this Bylaw or within the 30 day period immediately following the date of adoption of this Bylaw and;

(a) all applicable fees are paid;

(b) the application meets the requirements of the City's Zoning Bylaw and Development Bylaw or Building Bylaw, as the case may be; and

(c) subdivision approval is granted within 12 months of the date of adoption of this Bylaw or the building permit is issued within six months of the date of application;

then, the applicable development cost charges payable under Section 3 (1) shall be those amounts set forth in Schedule "D", attached to and forming part of this Bylaw.

Schedules

4   Schedules "A", "B", "C" and "D" are incorporated in and form part of this Bylaw.

Repeals previous bylaws

5   City of Abbotsford Bylaw No. 1813-2008, cited as "Development Cost Charges Imposition Bylaw, 2008", and all its amendments are repealed.

READ A FIRST TIME on May 17, 2010 READ A SECOND TIME on September 12, 2011 READ A THIRD TIME on September 12, 2011 APPROVED by the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development on March 7, 2012 ADOPTED on March 26, 2012

Schedule "A"

Definitions

In this Bylaw, unless the context otherwise requires:

"Approving Officer" means the approving officer as appointed by the City from time to time.

"City" means the City of Abbotsford.

"Commercial" means an area designated as a commercial zone or commercial component in the City's current Zoning Bylaw.

"Congregate Care" means an apartment residential use for elderly citizens in conjunction with a common resident dining room and appropriately-sized kitchen facilities, social and recreational areas; includes a dwelling unit for a Resident Manager, a hairdressing salon and gift shop for the use of residents.

"Dwelling Unit" or "DU" means a residential dwelling unit.

"Gross Density Area" means the gross area of the parcel or parcels to be improved excluding park areas dedicated to the City, and covenanted areas that are deemed by the Approving Officer to be un-developable due to geotechnical and environmental concerns.

"Gross Floor Area" or "GFA" means the total area of all storeys in all buildings on a lot measured to the outside of the exterior walls of the building, excluding area used for vehicle parking.

"Gross Unit Density" means the number of Dwelling Units, divided by the Gross Density Area of the development, measured in hectares.

"Gross Site Area" or "GSA" means the total area of land within the boundary of the parcel or parcels to be improved as part of the development.

"ha" means hectares.

"High Density" means a residential development with more than 45 Dwelling Units per hectare.

"Industrial" means an area designated as an industrial zone or industrial component in the City's current Zoning Bylaw.

"Institutional" means an area designated as an institutional zone or institutional component in the City's current Zoning Bylaw.

"Low Density" means a residential development with 16 or less Dwelling Units per hectare.

"Medium Density" means a residential development with 17 to 45 Dwelling Units per hectare.

"m2" means square meters.

"Rural Residential" means the parcel or parcels for residential use in areas E and F on Drawing No. M-580 attached in Schedule "B".

"ULDR1" means Urban Residential – low density development with a Gross Unit Density less than 5 Dwelling Units per hectare.

"ULDR2" means Urban Residential – low density development with a Gross Unit Density between 5.1 and 10 Dwelling Units per hectare.

"ULDR3" means Urban Residential – low density development with a Gross Unit Density between 10.1 and 12 Dwelling Units per hectare.

"ULDR4" means Urban Residential – low density development with a Gross Unit Density between 12.1 and 14 Dwelling Units per hectare.

"ULDR5" means Urban Residential – low density development with a Gross Unit Density between 14.1 and 16 Dwelling Units per hectare.

"ULDR6" means Urban Residential – low density development with a Gross Unit Density between 16.1 and 20 Dwelling Units per hectare.

"ULDR7" means Urban Residential – low density development with a Gross Unit Densities more than 20 Dwelling Units per hectare.

"Urban Residential" means the residential parcel or parcels in Areas A, B, and C on Drawing No. M-580 attached in Schedule "B".

Schedule "B"

Schedule "C"

Development Cost Charges

Land Use

Roads

Drainage

Sewer

Water

Parks

Unit

Rural Residential

$19.05*

$0.00

$0.00

$0.00

$15.30**

/m2 GFA

Urban Residential

           

ULDR1

$14,312

$1,417

$2,181

$798

$10,913

/DU

ULDR2

$13,094

$797

$1,996

$730

$ 9,984

/DU

ULDR3

$12,180

$812

$1,856

$679

$ 9,288

/DU

ULDR4

$10,962

$759

$1,671

$611

$ 8,359

/DU

ULDR5

$ 9,744

$664

$1,485

$543

$ 7,430

/DU

ULDR6

$ 8,831

$639

$1,346

$493

$ 6,733

/DU

ULDR7

$ 7,613

$512

$1,160

$425

$ 5,805

/DU

Medium Density

$36.39

$3.10

$5.94

$2.17

$29.62

/m2 GFA

High Density

$46.76

$5.10

$8.12

$2.98

$40.69

/m2 GFA

Congregate Care

$23.39

$4.21

$8.08

$2.96

$0.00

/m2 GFA

Commercial

$73.14

$16,823***

$2.51

$0.70

$0.00

/m2 GFA

Industrial

$74,411

$15,938

$14,773

$3,151

$0.00

/ha GSA

Institutional

$41.44

$2.02

$1.39

$0.47

$0.00

/m2 GFA

*Capped at $7,142/DU

**Capped at $7,956/DU

*** Drainage charge for Commercial is based on Gross Site Area (in hectares) that is developed.

Schedule "D"

"In Stream" Development Cost Charges

Land Use

Roads

Drainage

Sewer

Water

Parks

Unit

Rural Residential

$ 18.10*

$0.00

$0.00

$0.00

$**

/m2 GFA

Urban Residential

           

ULDR1

$ 13,595

$ 1,155

$ 3,088

$ 1,490

$ 10,914

/DU

ULDR2

$ 12,438

$ 743

$ 2,826

$ 1,363

$ 9,985

/DU

ULDR3

$ 11,570

$ 756

$ 2,628

$ 1,268

$ 9,289

/DU

ULDR4

$ 10,413

$ 707

$ 2,366

$ 1,141

$ 8,360

/DU

ULDR5

$ 9,256

$ 619

$ 2,103

$ 1,014

$ 7,431

/DU

ULDR6

$ 8,388

$ 550

$ 1,906

$ 919

$ 6,734

/DU

ULDR7

$ 7,231

$ 440

$ 1,643

$ 792

$ 5,805

/DU

Medium Density

$ 34.57

$ 2.89

$ 8.41

$ 4.04

$ 29.62

/m2 GFA

High Density

$ 44.42

$ 4.75

$ 11.50

$ 5.55

$ 40.70

/m2 GFA

Congregate Care

$ 22.22

$ 3.92

$ 11.43

$ 5.53

$0.00

/m2 GFA

Commercial

$ 69.48

$ 15.678***

$ 3.56

$ 1.29

$0.00

/m2 GFA

Industrial

$ 70,684

$ 14,852

$ 20,917

$ 7,847

$0.00

/ha GSA

Institutional

$ 39.37

$ 1.89

$ 1.97

$ 0.74

$0.00

/m2 GFA

*Capped at $6,798/DU

**Capped at $7,956/DU

***Drainage charge for Commercial is based on Gross Site Area (in hectares) that is developed.