Cost of building in county to increase

New Sturgeon Valley homes will be more expensive now that county council has raised its off-site levies, but they’ll also have working fire hydrants.

Sturgeon County council voted 5-1 Tuesday in favour of raising its off-site levies for the Sturgeon Valley region. Coun. Don McGeachy opposed the move. Mayor Don Rigney was absent.

The levies, last adjusted in 2007, jump to $55,704 per lot from $22,425.

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