Mission, BC—The City of Mission is looking to update the amount developers contribute toward the infrastructure required for growth related to new developments.
Get involved with the process by attending the Information Session and giving your feedback.
DCCs and CACs Overview
Developers are levied development cost charges (DCCs) to pay for the new or expanded municipal infrastructure that is necessary to maintain a high quality of life in our growing community. The City also seeks community amenity contributions (CACs) that pay for other amenities desired by the community.
Examples of infrastructure paid by DCC include sewer, water, drainage, parkland, and roads.
Examples of amenities funded with CAC include civic facilities, trails, recreation centres, heritage conservation, and green initiatives.
The City of Mission last conducted a review of its Development Cost Charge Bylaw in 2018. Since then, construction costs have increased significantly and new information has become available regarding infrastructure and parkland needs.
Over the summer, staff have completed a full review of the DCC program, including adjustments to growth projections and the DCC capital project list. They have also proposed updates to the CAC program that include funding toward an Affordable Housing Reserve and expanded public amenities.
RSVP to the information session on engage.mission.ca and share a question you have about the update process and staff will address it during the presentation.
The information session will be led by our Finance team who will present the proposed updates and facilitate a question and answer period afterward.
Feedback shared during the information session and in the engage.mission.ca survey will be summarized and shared with Council at an upcoming meeting to support decision making and next steps.
Information Session Details
Date: Nov. 16, 2022
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: River Room at the Best Western Plus Mission City Lodge (32281 Lougheed Highway)
Manager, Communications and Public Engagement