Development Cost Charges

What are Development Cost Charges?

Development Cost Charges (DCCs) are regulated by the Development Cost Charges Bylaw [PDF - 36 KB].  The City collects DCCs solely to provide funds for the capital cost of providing, altering, or expanding sewage, water, drainage and highway facilities, and for acquiring park land related to growth.

For more information, including fees, review the following documents:

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May 29, 2015: Public Information Session on DCC Bylaw Update

For more information, please contact the City of Courtenay Engineering Department at 250-334-4441 or email