Current Fees & Charges

The Township of Essa charges user fees for a variety of services.  Most services are covered through the collection of property taxes, however in some cases we charge a direct user fee to those benefitting from the service.

Effective January 19, 2023 - Please be advised that a service charge of 2.9% is applied by the service provider Bambora to cover processing costs for payments made using credit cards.

Notice was provided by the municipality on December 8, 2022, of its intent to pass a By-law to amend its Fees & Charges By-law.  The following Notice was posted on social media outlets, in addition to the Township's website:

A public meeting was held on December 21, 2022 to provide the public with the opportunity to comment on proposed changes to Essa's Fees and Charges.

At its meeting of January 18, 2023, Council passed By-law 2023-01 for the imposition of Fees & Charges.

Development charges are levied against new development.  They are a primary source of funding for growth-related capital expenditures.

Please visit the Development Charges webpage to review Essa's Development Charges.

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