UPDATE (May 28, 2021) - The French Public School Board of Eastern Ontario formally under the name of Conseil des √©coles publiques de l'Est de l'Ontario (CEPEO) announces that the public meeting of May 25, 2021, on the adoption of EDC by-laws in the Kingston area has been postponed to a later date. Loyalist Township will therefore not apply the $300 education development charge rates on May 31, 2021.


Qualifying school boards can impose EDCs to pay for land acquisition and site development costs associated with additional pupils generated by new housing development over the next 15 years and beyond. Conseil des Ecoles
publiques de I'Est de I'Ontario (CEPEO) qualifies to adopt Education Development Charges.

As of May 31,2021, all new residential building permits will be subject to the new EDC in the amount
of $300 per dwelling unit. The EDC rate is the same for each type of dwelling unit and will increase to

$344 on May 31, 2022.The EDC is in addition to the current Development Charges.

Loyalist Township is required by law to collect the Education Development Charge for CEPEO. 

Any questions or concerns regarding this matter should be directed to CEPEO at 613-742-8960.