Review of 2018 proposed rates and fees, and release of the 2018 proposed operating budget

Thu, 26 Oct 2017

Budget Committee meeting
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.
Town Hall, Council Chamber

The 2018 proposed rates and fees will be adopted as part of the 2018 budget process. They will be available for review on Friday, November 3, 2017 on the 2018 Budget page, or in person at Town Hall at the ServiceOakville customer service desk.

At this meeting, the Budget Committee will discuss:

  • Proposed changes to existing fees (transit fares, recreation program fees, building and planning permit fees, parking rates, etc.)
  • Estimated costs of administering and enforcing the Building Code Act by the Town of Oakville
  • Estimated costs of administering and enforcing the Planning Act by the Town of Oakville
  • Rationale for imposing or changing fees

Anyone wishing to provide comments to the committee may do so in person or by emailing the Town Clerk at by 9 a.m. on November 21, 2017.

At this meeting, the town’s Budget Committee will also be receiving the proposed 2018 Operating Budget for review. With the budget process underway, the Budget Committee will be holding both formal and informal public consultation meetings between now and December 12, 2017. Visit the 2018 Budget page to learn more about how to get involved.

Recommendations from the Budget Committee will be submitted to Council for approval at the December 18, 2017 meeting in the Council Chambers at Town Hall starting at 7 p.m.

This meeting will also include changing existing building permit fees under section 7 of the Building Code Act, as well as under section 69(1) of the Planning Act to change existing fees for the processing of applications regarding planning matters. Approved 2018 rates and fees will be implemented effective January 1, 2018.

For more information contact the Clerk’s department at 905-815-6015 or, or Nancy Sully, deputy treasurer, director of financial planning at 905-845-6601, ext. 3143 or, or by filling out an accessible customer service feedback form.