MFOA's Hub for Bill 108, More Homes, More Choice Act, 2019
On June 6, 2019, Bill 108, More Homes, More Choice Act, 2019 received Royal Assent. The Act contains changes to the Development Charges Act as well as the Planning Act, including the introduction of the new community benefits charge. Further changes to the Development Charges Act and Planning Act were made through Bill 138, Plan to Build Ontario Together Act, 2019 and Bill 197, COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act, 2020. Similarly, on September 18, 2020, O. Reg. 509/20: Community Benefits Charges and Parkland came into force.
As of September 18, 2020, municipalities will have two years to transition to the new regime. MFOA will continue to advocate on behalf of its members on this important issue. For any questions please contact Shira Babins (email@example.com).
Find the following resources attached below:
- MFOA submissions
- MFOA summaries of changes to the Development Charges Act and Planning Act
- Minister Clark's Letters to Council
*New* Beyond Bill 108:
Still not sure how Bill 108 has changed the development charges regime? Have you considered the impact of the new community benefits charge? Presented by MFOA, "Beyond Bill 108" is an ongoing Youtube series that is a crash course on how Bill 108 has changed the Development Charges Act and Planning Act, and a look towards the future of the community benefits charge. Our first video, in partnership with Hemson Consulting Ltd. is an overview of the community benefits charge. It is available on our Youtube page. Our second video, in partnership with Watson and Associates Economists Ltd. is an overview of the changes to the DCA and PA. Don't forget to subscribe to be notified of our next video.
Other helpful links:
AMO - Bill 108 Information Page