City approves controversial offsite levy bylaw

City council approved an offsite levy bylaw Dec. 17.

Developers will now pay an average of $73,854 per acre for levies and recreation contributions to help pay for necessary infrastructure, such as roads, water and sewer in new neighbourhoods.

That number is up by about 18 per cent, from an average of $62,000 per acre more than what the City previously charged developers.

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