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Notice of Public Meeting: Intention to Change Water & Sewer Rates & Connection Charges

In accordance with Township Notice By-law 2007-119, notice is hereby given that the Council of The Corporation of Loyalist Township intends to impose a rate decrease to water and sewer flat rates, a rate increase to water and sewer consumption based rates, and a modification to water and sewer connection fees based on the recent study completed by Hemson Consulting Ltd. on behalf of the Township. The increase to the bulk water hauler rates based on consumption will consistently reflect the discounted combined volumetric rate.

Connection charges Existing charge Proposed charge
Water residential* $6,695 $7,545
Sewer residential* $6,215 $5,580
Total $12,910 $13,125
Water non-residential per daily m3 $15,535 $15,560
Sewer non-residential per daily m3 $14,421 $11,737
Total $29,956 $27,297
User rates Existing rate Proposed rate
Water flat fee per month $34.04 $28.50
Water consumption fee per m3 $1.71 $2.52
Sewer flat fee per month $30.22 $25.50
Sewer consumption fee per m3 $1.51 $2.05
Bulk water per m3 $3.38 $3.58

*Single-Detached Dwelling and Semi-Detached Dwelling
The changes to water and sewer consumption and flat rates are to be implemented for the billing periods ending January 15, 2020 and February 15, 2020, depending on the service area, and effective for the January 2020 month end billings for bulk water haulers. The changes to the connection fees will be implemented on January 1, 2020.

A public meeting to formally present these charges and rates by By-law 2019-099 and By-law 2019-100 will be held in the Council Chambers, located in the Odessa Administration Building, on November 12, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. It is the intent that these by-laws will be adopted on November 25, 2019 at the following regular Council meeting.

If you are a person with a disability and need Loyalist Township information in another format, please contact 613-386-7351 ext. 100 between 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. or e-mail

For further information regarding the proposed changes, please contact Brianne MacNevin, Senior Financial Analyst at (613) 386-7351 ext. 154.
Stephen Dickey
Director of Business Services/Treasurer