Development Charges & Tax Rates

Development Charges

The City’s industrial Development Charges:

  • July 6, 2016 to July 5, 2017: $11.81 per sq.ft.

An additional $0.73 per square foot is payable to the Hamilton School Boards. For more detailed information on development charge rates, please refer to the Development Charge webpage, which provides a summary of the By-law 04-145.

The information contained within the summary is intended only as a guide. Interested parties should review the by-law and consult with City of Hamilton staff to determine the charges that may apply to specific development proposals.

For further information regarding development charges, contact:
Finance Department at (905) 546-2424 ext 1434 or ext 2790, or Building Department at (905) 546-2720.

2016 Tax Rates

Stoney Creek

Property ClassUrbanRuralUrban
w/Rural Fire
Rural
w/Urban Fire
ResidentialRT1.271187%1.163654%1.208200%1.226641%
Land Awaiting DevelopmentC10.953390%0.872740%0.906150%0.919981%
New Multi-ResidentialNT1.271187%1.163654%1.208200%1.226641%
Multi-ResidentialMT3.155932%2.861292%2.983348%3.033876%
Commercial - ResidualCT3.383600%3.170685%3.258886%3.295399%
Commercial - vacant bldg, excess landCU2.368520%2.219480%2.281221%2.306779%
Commercial - Office BuildingDT3.383600%3.170685%3.258886%3.295399%
Commercial - vacant bldg, excess landDU2.368520%2.219480%2.281221%2.306779%
Commercial - Parking LotGT3.383600%3.170685%3.258886%3.295399%
Commercial - vacant landCX3.383600%3.170685%3.258886%3.295399%
Commercial - ShoppingST3.383600%3.170685%3.258886%3.295399%
Commercial - vacant bldg, excess landSU2.368520%2.219480%2.281221%2.306779%
Industrial – ResidualIT4.628465%4.296188%4.433836%4.490818%
Industrial - vacant bldg, excess landIU3.239926%3.007332%3.103685%3.143573%
Industrial - vacant landIX3.239926%3.007332%3.103685%3.143573%
Industrial – LargeLT5.206249%4.816612%4.978021%5.044839%
Industrial - vacant bldg, excess landLU3.644374%3.371629%3.484615%3.531388%
PipelinesPT3.061128%2.874379%2.951741%2.983766%
FarmFT0.233622%0.219398%0.222492%0.230528%
Managed ForestsTT0.311038%0.290914%0.295291%0.306660%

Glanbrook

Property ClassUrbanRuralUrban
w/ Rural Fire
Rural
w/ Urban Fire
ResidentialRT1.286580%1.161316%1.223593%1.224302%
Land Awaiting DevelopmentC10.964935%0.870987%0.917695%0.918227%
New Multi-ResidentialNT1.286580%1.161316%1.223593%1.224302%
Multi-ResidentialMT3.198109%2.854885%3.025525%3.027469%
Commercial - ResidualCT3.414078%3.166055%3.289364%3.290769%
Commercial - vacant bldg, excess landCU2.389855%2.216239%2.302555%2.303538%
Commercial - Office BuildingDT3.414078%3.166055%3.289364%3.290769%
Commercial - vacant bldg, excess landDU2.389855%2.216239%2.302555%2.303538%
Commercial - Parking LotGT3.414078%3.166055%3.289364%3.290769%
Commercial - vacant landCX3.414078%3.166055%3.289364%3.290769%
Commercial - ShoppingST3.414078%3.166055%3.289364%3.290769%
Commercial - vacant bldg, excess landSU2.389855%2.216239%2.302555%2.303538%
Industrial - ResidualIT4.676029%4.288963%4.481400%4.483592%
Industrial - vacant bldg, excess landIU3.273221%3.002274%3.136980%3.138514%
Industrial - vacant landIX3.273221%3.002274%3.136980%3.138514%
Industrial - LargeLT5.262023%4.808139%5.033796%5.036366%
Industrial - vacant bldg, excess landLU3.683416%3.365697%3.523657%3.525457%
PipelinesPT3.087860%2.870318%2.978473%2.979705%
FarmFT0.233209%0.218985%0.222079%0.230115%
Managed ForestsTT0.310453%0.290329%0.294707%0.306076%

Ancaster

Property ClassUrbanRuralUrban
w/Rural Fire
Rural
w/Urban Fire
ResidentialRT1.272563%1.162675%1.209576%1.225662%
Land Awaiting DevelopmentC10.954422%0.872006%0.907182%0.919247%
New Multi-ResidentialNT1.272563%1.162675%1.209576%1.225662%
Multi-ResidentialMT3.159702%2.85861%2.987118%3.031194%
Commercial - ResidualCT3.386325%3.168747%3.261611%3.293461%
Commercial - vacant bldg, excess landCU2.370427%2.218123%2.283128%2.305423%
Commercial - Office BuildingDT3.386325%3.168747%3.261611%3.293461%
Commercial - vacant bldg, excess landDU2.370427%2.218123%2.283128%2.305423%
Commercial - Parking LotGT3.386325%3.168747%3.261611%3.293461%
Commercial - vacant landCX3.386325%3.168747%3.261611%3.293461%
Commercial - ShoppingST3.386325%3.168747%3.261611%3.293461%
Commercial - vacant bldg, excess landSU2.370427%2.218123%2.283128%2.305423%
Industrial - ResidualIT4.632717%4.293164%4.438088%4.487793%
Industrial - vacant bldg, excess landIU3.242902%3.005215%3.106661%3.141455%
Industrial - vacant landIX3.242902%3.005215%3.106661%3.141455%
Industrial - LargeLT5.211234%4.813066%4.983007%5.041293%
Industrial - vacant bldg, excess landLU3.647864%3.369146%3.488105%3.528905%
PipelinesPT3.063517%2.872680%2.954130%2.982066%
FarmFT0.233449%0.219225%0.222319%0.230355%
Managed ForestsTT0.310793%0.290669%0.295047%0.306416%

Hamilton

Property ClassUrban
ResidentialRT1.366817%
Land Awaiting DevelopmentC11.025113%
New Multi-ResidentialNT1.366817%
Multi-ResidentialMT3.417959%
Commercial - ResidualCT3.572948%
Commercial - vacant bldg, excess landCU2.501064%
Commercial - Office BuildingDT3.572948%
Commercial - vacant bldg, excess landDU2.501064%
Commercial - Parking LotGT3.572948%
Commercial - vacant landCX3.572948%
Commercial - ShoppingST3.572948%
Commercial - vacant bldg, excess landSU2.501064%
Industrial - ResidualIT4.923962%
Industrial - vacant bldg, excess landIU3.446774%
Industrial - vacant landIX3.446774%
Industrial - LargeLT5.552756%
Industrial - vacant bldg, excess landLU3.886929%
PipelinesPT3.227204%
FarmFT0.239587%
Managed ForestsTT0.319477%

Dundas

Property ClassUrbanRuralUrban
w/Rural Fire
Rural
w/Urban Fire
ResidentialRT1.274940%1.169626%1.211953%1.232613%
Land Awaiting DevelopmentC10.956205%0.877220%0.908965%0.924460%
New Multi-ResidentialNT1.274940%1.169626%1.211953%1.232613%
Multi-ResidentialMT3.166215%2.877656%2.993631%3.050240%
Commercial - ResidualCT3.391031%3.182510%3.266317%3.307224%
Commercial - vacant bldg, excess landCU2.373722%2.227757%2.286422%2.315057%
Commercial - Office BuildingDT3.391031%3.182510%3.266317%3.307224%
Commercial - vacant bldg, excess landDU2.373722%2.227757%2.286422%2.315057%
Commercial - Parking LotGT3.391031%3.182510%3.266317%3.307224%
Commercial - vacant landCX3.391031%3.182510%3.266317%3.307224%
Commercial - ShoppingST3.391031%3.182510%3.266317%3.307224%
Commercial - vacant bldg, excess landSU2.373722%2.227757%2.286422%2.315057%
Industrial - ResidualIT4.640061%4.314643%4.445432%4.509272%
Industrial - vacant bldg, excess landIU3.248043%3.020250%3.111802%3.156491%
Industrial - vacant landIX3.248043%3.020250%3.111802%3.156491%
Industrial - LargeLT5.219846%4.838252%4.991619%5.066480%
Industrial - vacant bldg, excess landLU3.653892%3.386777%3.494133%3.546536%
PipelinesPT3.067645%2.884751%2.958258%2.994138%
FarmFT0.234677%0.220453%0.223548%0.231583%
Managed ForestsTT0.312531%0.292407%0.296784%0.308153%

Flamborough

Property ClassUrbanRural
ResidentialRT1.260228%1.161316%
Land Awaiting DevelopmentC10.945171%0.870987%
New Multi-ResidentialNT1.260228%1.161316%
Multi-ResidentialMT3.125903%2.854885%
Commercial - ResidualCT3.361901%3.166055%
Commercial - vacant bldg, excess landCU2.353331%2.216239%
Commercial - Office BuildingDT3.397500%3.166055%
Commercial - vacant bldg, excess landDU2.353331%2.216239%
Commercial - Parking LotGT3.361901%3.166055%
Commercial - vacant landCX3.361901%3.166055%
Commercial - ShoppingST3.361901%3.166055%
Industrial - vacant bldg, excess landSU2.353331%2.216239%
Industrial - ResidualIT4.594601%4.288963%
Industrial - vacant bldg, excess landIU3.216220%3.002274%
Industrial - vacant landIX3.216220%3.002274%
Industrial - LargeLT5.166538%4.808139%
Industrial - vacant bldg, excess landLU3.616577%3.365697%
PipelinesPT3.042095%2.870318%
FarmFT0.233209%0.218985%
Managed ForestsTT0.310453%0.290329%

For more detailed tax information including searching for taxes on a specific property, tax sale properties and/or tax rebates go to the City of Hamilton Property Information and Tax webpage