Development Charges

Development charges provide a source of funding for future infrastructure projects that will support residential and non-residential developments within the City of Woodstock and the County of Oxford.

For a full list of development charge fees follow link; New DC charges are in effective as of April 1, 2017.


There are 3 development charge by-laws applicable to development within the City of Woodstock:


Applicable to:

City of Woodstock city development charge by -law

Bylaw 8871-13


  • Development within the City of Woodstock


  • Administration
  • Library
  • Parks and recreation
  • Protection
  • Roads and related services

County of Oxford development charge by -law

Bylaw 5578-2014


  • All new developments throughout Oxford County


  • County roads
  • County long term care facility and growth related studies
  • Non-residential development under this bylaw are exempt from the long term care facility components of the development charge

County of Oxford water and wastewater area-specific development charge by -law

Bylaw 5579-2014


  • Development within the City of Woodstock


  • County of Oxford water and wastewater facilities

The County Treasurer and the City Treasurer are responsible for the development charge reserve funds. You can review annual statements at their respective offices.

Contact Us

© 2017 City of Woodstock P.O. Box 1539, 500 Dundas Street, Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7


Phone: 519-539-1291
TTY: 519-539-7268
Email: General Information

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