Bruce County a step closer to implementing development charges

County Coun. Don Murray, Huron-Kinloss, expressed a general concern about Bruce County
imposing development charges: municipalities like his, on the border with a county (such as Huron) that has no development charges, will be at a substantial disadvantage.
The response, by Edward Henley, director of corporate services for the county, was that “there are a lot of reasons why someone would want to build in one place or another.” Those reasons include availability of land, as well as the desirability of the community. Saugeen Shores, which has one of the highest municipal development charges in the area, is also one of the fastest-growing communities.

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