A map of Ontario's southern municipalities by upper or single tier

The following chart is solely the property tax levy increase. Hamilton is artificially decreasing its levy increase by borrowing and draining reserve funds.

Approved

Municipality Lower Tier Levy Increase Upper Tier Levy Increase (Regional Government) Single Tier Levy Increase Total Increase (Blended for two-tier municipalities)
Burlington 4.99% 5.1%
Brampton 4.5% 6.3%
Guelph 8.52% 8.52%
Kingston 3.5% 3.5%
Kitchener 3.9% 6.94%
Mississauga 2.3% 4.5% 7.2%
Oshawa 3.89%
Ottawa 2.5%
Richmond Hill 4.7% 3.75% 3.48%
Sudbury 5.9% 5.9%
Vaughan 3.0% 3.75%
Windsor 3.91%

Notes: Blended total increases were verified with the upper-tier municipalities via email.

Proposed

Municipality Lower Tier Levy Increase Upper Tier Levy Increase (Regional Government) Single Tier Levy Increase Total Increase (Blended for two-tier municipalities)
Cambridge 5.76% 6.94%
Haldimand 3.0% 3.0%
St. Catharines 3.67% 7.02%
Toronto 10.5% 10.5%
City of Waterloo 7.46% 6.94%<

Notes: All upper-tier increases are approved. Haldimand figure provided by the City of Hamilton.

Multi-year Budgeting

The City of London uses multi-year budgeting, its Council is debating a new four-year budget for 2024 to 2027. Their four-year draft budget was released on December 12.

Brantford is also changing to multi-year budgeting, they are projecting a 4.99% increase, exclusive of policing.


Production Details
v. 1.0.2
Published: January 23, 2024
Last edited: February 4, 2024
Author: Joey Coleman
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v. 1.0.0 original version
v. 1.0.1 added Brampton and Richmond Hill blended rates.
v. 1.0.2 update Windsor to approved.

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2 Comments

  1. Hello there,
    Is it possible to get a listing for the increases across the Province. We the People of Huntsville are collectively challenging the approved 10.68 % tax increase and we are thinking it is the highest in the province and we would love to find out if this is true. Many thanks
    Many thanks in advance for your assistance

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