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RFD- 3597 Bylaws   Item #   9. b.    
Regular Council Meeting Agenda
Meeting Date: 06/24/2019  
Title:    C-1078-19 - First Reading - Off-site Levy Bylaw - Levasseur
Department: Planning & Infrastructure  
Strategic Vision Element: This topic relates to all three of the City’s strategic vision elements contained in Council’s Strategic Plan Related Goal: n/a

Information
Request for Decision Summary
The purpose of this request for decision is to obtain first reading of Bylaw C-1078-19, Off-site Levy Bylaw.  This new bylaw is intended to replace Bylaw C-1040-18.  

Proposed Motion
That first reading be given to Bylaw C-1078-19 Off-site Levy Bylaw.
Background/Analysis
As per the existing Off-site Levy Bylaw (C-1040-18), the City shall conduct an annual review of Off-site Levy rates.  City Engineering, Planning, and Finance departments have updated the rates for 2019 utilizing the CORVUS model.  The 2019 Off-site Levy Report and Current Bylaw C-1040-18 are attached for review.

Following legal review, Administration incorporated the following changes into the draft off-site levy bylaw:
  • clarified the definition of Developable Lands and Developed Land;
  • clarified the requirement to pay an off-site levy is imposed in the Development Agreement;
  • clarified when payment of the off-site levy is to be paid;
  • authorized the General Manager of Planning and Development to make decisions regarding the contractual enforcement of the Development Agreement; and
  • updated references to other legislation.
Options/Alternatives
N/A
Consultation/Engagement
This Bylaw was developed as a result of the cooperation between Planning, Engineering and Finance.  Urban Development Institute has been provided with, and is currently reviewing the 2019 report. 
Implementation/Communication
N/A
Impacts
The 2019 Off-site Levy Bylaw will provide fair rates and a solid methodology to support the program, utilizing the new model, within the guidelines of the Municipal Government Act. 
Attachments
Bylaw C-1078-19 Draft Off-Site Levy Bylaw
Bylaw C-1078-19 - Schedule "A" - Map
Bylaw C-1078-19 - Schedule "B" - 2019 Off Site Levy Report
2018 Off-site Levy Bylaw

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