Vancouver seeks steep permitting fee increases
Updated: July 23, 2018
City of Vancouver staff want to significantly hike the fees they charge for rezoning, development and building permits.
The increases would range from 12 per cent to a whopping 55 per cent starting Jan. 1, 2019. The extra $7.9 million the fee hikes would rake in would help recover city costs to process permit applications, according to a staff report headed to council on Tuesday.
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