District Consultation on Development Cost Charges Bylaw Update

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 – The District of Sooke is updating Development Cost Charges (DCCs) for transportation and sanitary services and establishing new DCCs for drainage and parkland acquisition and improvement. This consultation is primarily focused on the developers and home builders currently working in the District of Sooke; however, all public are welcome to participate at https://letstalk.sooke.ca/dcc from May 26, 2021 to June 16, 2021.

Opportunities to Participate:

  • DCC Update Feedback Survey
  • Ask a Question
  • Development Industry Stakeholder Session, scheduled for June 9th at 1:30 p.m. Registration required. Register on the consultation site letstalk.sooke.ca/dcc.

About DCC’s:

DCCs are fees collected from land developers, on a user-pay basis, to help fund the cost of the new infrastructure and parks needed to service new development. DCCs help ensure developers pay their fair share of the costs required to develop new infrastructure and park improvements. The District has identified transportation, drainage, sanitary and park projects that need to be constructed to support the additional demands generated by new residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional development over the next 20 years.

Learn more:

 

Contact:
Christina Moog, District of Sooke Communications Coordinator
Tel: 250.642.1634, ext. 678  l  e: cmoog@sooke.ca

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