Schedule of Fees, Charges & Payment Rates

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Below you will find a listing of fees, charges, and payment rates associated with services and any acquisitions by the Municipality, as provided by Council.  These are in effect as at April 2, 2019.

General Administration

 Tax Certificates  $25.00 per parcel (GST Exempt) 
 Assessment Information  $5.00 for each parcel of land (GST Included)
 Tax Notification Registration on Parcel of Land  $30.00 plus any Fees and Charges Levied by the Land Titles Office, per parcel (GST Exempt) 
 Tax Notification Registration on Manufactured Home  $30.00 plus Fees and Charges Levied by Alberta Registry, per Manufactured Home 
 NSF Cheque  $35.00 (GST Exempt)
 Copies of Minutes  $0.50 per page, including GST
 Copies of Information in the municipality's possession that is not required to be withheld or restricted  $0.50 per page, including GST
 Photocopying Service for general public
 $0.50 per page, plus GST, for colour copies
 $0.15 per page, plus GST, for black and white copies
 Fax Transmittal
 a) Public Use
  • Within North America - $0.55, including GST, for each page
  • International - $2.60, including GST, for each page
 b) Municipal Staff
  • Local Transmittals - No Charge
  • Within North America OR International - Actual Cost of Transmittal
 Land Ownership Maps  $15.00 (Includes GST)
 Travel Rate (Mileage) (Policy 2.22)  $0.54/km
 Meal Rates (Policy 2.18)  Breakfast - $15.00; Lunch - $20.00; Supper - $30.00
 Boot Allowance (Policy 2.27)  $150.00
 Fees Associated with Receiving and Responding to   FOIPP Requests
 $25.00, plus GST for initial fee (non-continuous request)
 $50.00, plus GST for initial fee (continuing request)
 
Fees for searching for, locating and retrieving a record; producing copies of records; preparing and handling of records; preparing and handling of records for disclosure; supervising the examination of a record; shipping records shall be as established by provincial regulations that may be amended from time to time.
 Address Change at Land Titles  Cost charged by Land Titles - 1st on free - any over are $2.00 each.


Planning & Development

 Development Application - Permitted  $100.00 (GST Exempt) 
 Development Application – Discretionary  $200.00 (GST Exempt)
 Development Application – Commercial/Industrial  $200.00 (GST Exempt)
 Development Application for Natural Resource   Extraction  $1,500.00 (GST Exempt)
 Development Application for "As Built”  2 times permit fee (if proceeding without permit)
 Application for Development Permit Time Extension  $100.00 (GST Exempt)
 Development or Subdivision Appeal to Subdivision   and Development Appeal Board  $150.00 per Individual Appeal (GST Exempt)
 Compliance Letters  $50.00 (GST Exempt) with Real Property Report
 Land Use By-Law – Copy  $50.00 (GST Included))
 
 Land Use By-Law Amendment Application,
 Municipal Development Plan, Area Structure  Plan,   Inter-Municipal Development Plan, or any other
 Statutory Plan Amendment Application
 
$500.00 (GST Exempt), plus costs including advertising, Planner,
Engineer
 Municipal Development Plan – Copy  $50.00 (GST Included)
 Area Structure Plan – Copy  $20.00 (GST Included)
 Application for Separation of Title - MGA   652(4)  $850.00
 Application for Condominium Plan Consent  $50.00 per Unit
 Subdivision Application Fees
 All fees are ‘plus GST’
 
 a) For Applications up to three (3) lots         including any remainder:  $700.00 plus plus $250.00 per lot to be created (Includes $150.00 fee per lot to be created which is the County of Barrhead fee collected by Municipal Planning   Services and forwarded to the County of Barrhead), plus Title Search Fees; (Plus Endorsement Fees identified below)
 b) For Applications for four (4) or more lots   including any remainder:  $700.00 plus $400.00 for each new title to be created which includes the $150.00 fee for each new title to be created which is the County of Barrhead fee collected   by Municipal Planning Services and forwarded to the County of Barrhead, plus Title Search Fees. (Plus Endorsement Fees identified below)
 Subdivision Endorsement Fees  For Applications other than those affecting previously subdivided lots or quarter sections or lot split, authorized fee for Municipal Planning Services:  $100.00 per  application plus $150.00 per lot to be created, plus GST.
 Amendment to Subdivision Application  $250.00 per application, plus GST
 Subdivision Time Extension Application  $250.00, plus GST
 Appraisals  $100.00 (GST Exempt)
 Application for Subdivision Plan Cancellation  $100.00 (GST Exempt)
 Encroachment Agreement (Policy 61.11)  $200.00 (plus agreement registration costs)



Public Works
 
Acquisition of Land for Road Right of Way (Land Purchase)  $2,000.00 per acre 
Borrow Pits  Maximum of $1,000.00 per acre
Landscape Borrow Areas
 $500.00 per acre
Fencing in conjunction with road construction, backsloping or brushing projects being carried out by County of Barrhead No. 11

 a) Where a fence exists prior to the construction project and the landowner does not wish the municipality   to replace the fence, the municipality will remove the existing fence at no cost to the landowner.

 b) Where a fence exists prior to the construction project and the landowner requests the municipality to   replace the fence, the municipality will supply the posts and labour and the landowner will supply the wire.
Crop Damage resulting from road construction, backsloping or brushing projects carried out by the County of Barrhead No. 11.
 $300.00 per acre.
Private Dust Control
 MG30 Application - $1.00 for each lineal foot to the maximum of 1,000
 lineal feet allowed under Policy No. 32.12, plus GST
Equipment Rental
 90% of the current rates established by the Alberta Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association (ARHCA), plus GST, with the exception to:
 
 i. Motor Graders, which shall be charged out at $140.00 an hour plus GST, with a minimum charge of           $35.00, and
 
 ii. Grader Flags - $35.00 per 15 minutes of work
Gravel, Sand Sale Charges
 Crushed Gravel
 $15.00 per cubic yard, plus GST, plus hauling costs

 Pitrun Gravel
 $6.00 per cubic yard, plus GST, plus hauling costs

 Sand
 $1.50 per cubic yard, plus GST, plus hauling costs
Gravel Haul Rate
 Basic Loading Factor of $2.00 per cubic yard plus Hauling at $0.24 per cubic yard mile.

Material Sales
 a) Used Culverts

     Up to 50% of new purchase price dependent on the condition of the culvert, sale price to be determined       by the Public Works Superintendent.

 b) Used Grader Blades - $0.10 per foot

 c) OTHER new and used materials available for sale from the Public Works Department, sale price to be           determined by the Public Works Superintendent in consultation with the Chief Administrative Officer.
Approach Inspection Fee (For Oil and Gas Industry - Policy 32.34)
 $300.00, including GST
Pipeline Crossing Requests (For Oil and Gas Industry - Policy 32.35)
 $300.00, including GST
Graders – Plug in of Graders at Private Residences
 $150.00 Annually
‘Public Works Labour Rate’ charged out for mechanical and other work done by the County of Barrhead No. 11 public works shop personnel both internally within our organization or externally to other organizations.
 $50.00 per hour


Agricultural Service Board
 
NB.  All fees in this section include GST
 
  Sprayers, Spray Trucks, Spray Crew  

Three Gallon Sprayer  $5.00 per day

 250 Gallon Sprayer  $30.00 per day

 Garden Tractor Sprayer  $20.00 per day

 Quad Mount Sprayer  $20.00 per day

 Spray Crew of Two Pesticide Applicators, includes one truck with two people  $60.00 per hour
Seeders  

 Cyclone Seeder - Hand Held Belly Grinder  $5.00 per day

 Pull-Type Cyclone Seeder  $25.00 per day

 12-Volt Tractor Mount Cyclone Seeder  $20.00 per day
Others  

 Cattle Squeeze with Scale (Unit Purchase in Year 2015)  $70.00 per day

 Magpie Traps  $10.00 for three-week period

 Tree Planter  No Charge

 Weigh Wagon (Hay and Grain Scale) with operator and travel  $60.00 per hour

 Bran Baiter - Quad Mount  $25.00 per day

 Bran Baiter – Truck Mount  $25.00 per day

 Tag Reader Units  $50.00 Damage Deposit AND $20.00 per unit per use

 RO-CON Gopher Machines  $30.00 per unit per day plus cost of chemicals

 Beaver Control under the Beaver Program - For control as outlined in Agricultural Service Board (Policy 62.08)  $70.00 for control

 Squirrel Trap  $10.00 per trap for each time period of three (3) weeks or less


Utility Services - Wastewater Lagoons

 Wastewater Per Load Dumping Fee (Policy   41.05)  $14.00 per axle - a tri-axle unit is considered as a dual-axle unit for the fee purposes
 
 EXEMPTIONS: Wastewater generated loads from the Lightning Bay Condominium properties and properties within the Summer Village of Birch Cove are exempt from the   Dumping Fee.


Municipal Campgrounds
 
 Overnight Camping Fee at Municipal Campgrounds  $12.00 each night for an unserviced campsite


Fire Department (Policies 2002-141, 2009-041)
 
NB. Alberta Transportation sets the Rates of Reimbursement for Fire Department Units Responding within a Provincial Right of Way.  PLEASE SEE THE END OF THIS SECTION FOR THE CURRENT RATES Alberta Transportation will reimburse for the municipality’s fire department to respond within a Provincial Right of Way.
 
 2009 – Pierce 104 Foot Ladder/Platform
 (Tower 6)
 $600.00 for each hour
 2006 Freightliner - Rosenbauer Triple Fire Pumper Truck.
 Rate includes Maximum of Five Firefighters
 (Engine-33)
 $500.00 for each hour
 2008 Freightliner – Rosenbauer Pumper Tanker Truck (Tender-34)
 
a) When Utilized for Fire Fighting Purposes
    Rate Includes a Maximum of Two Fire Fighters
b) When Utilized for Water Tanker Purposes
    Rate Includes a Maximum of Two Fire Fighters
 
 $400.00 for each hour
 
 $250.00 for each hour
 Command Vehicle - Rate Includes Maximum 1 Fire Fighter
 2014 Dodge ¾ Ton Power Wagon
 (Command-1)
 $150.00 for each hour
 Command Vehicle - Rate Includes Maximum 1 Fire Fighter
 2010 Chevrolet Crew Cab
 (Command-2)
 $150.00 for each hour
 1999 Freightliner – Fort Garry Pumper Truck
 Rate Includes Maximum 5 Fire Fighters
 (Engine-3)
 $500.00 for each hour
 2011 Freightliner – Rosenbauer Heavy Rescue Truck
 Rate Includes Maximum 6 Fire Fighters
 (Rescue-8)
 $400.00 for each hour
 2013 Kenworth Water Truck
 Rate Includes Maximum 2 Fire Fighters
 (Tender-5)
 $300.00 for each hour
 1991 1-Ton Bush Truck
 Rate Includes Maximum 4 Fire Fighters
 (Rapid Attack Truck-1)
 $250.00 for each hour
 2012 Polaris Off Road Side by Side
 Rate Includes Maximum 2 Fire Fighters
 (Wildland-1)
 $150.00 for each hour
 Firefighter Labour Rate  $35.00 per hour per firefighter
 Contracted Equipment and Services  At Cost
 K-Size Air Bottle Fill for External Groups and Agencies  $50.00/Bottle
 E/D Size Air Bottle Fill for External Groups and Agencies  $10.00/Bottle
 Small Air Bottle Fill for Avalanche Packs for Groups and Agencies external to the municipality  $10.00/Bottle
 Historical Search (Time Used to look into property outstanding orders, call to or changes recommended to the property)  $50.00 per property
 Standard Floor Dry
 Actual Cost of Product plus 10% Processing Fee for shipping and handling
 Special Bio, or Chemical Dry  Actual Cost of Product plus 10% Processing Fee for shipping and handling
 Foam Class "A”  Actual Cost of Product plus 10% Processing Fee for shipping and handling
 Foam Class "B”  Actual Cost of Product plus 10% Processing Fee for shipping and handling
 Foam Class Fire Aid  Actual Cost of Product plus 10% Processing Fee for shipping and handling
 Administration Fee (Time Used to enter data or perform tasks outside normal duties)  $75.00 for each hour
 Investigative Fee (Time used by trained members to search for cause and determination of an incident)  $100.00 for each hour
 

 Alberta Transportation Rates of Reimbursement
for Fire Department Units Responding within a Provincial Right of Way
Type of Unit  Comment 
Hourly Rate
Effective
April 1, 2018
Ladder and
pumper trucks  
• Includes equipment costs, labour, and all materials.
• These are specialized pieces of equipment specifically designed and built to fight fires.
$615.00 
Light & Medium
rescue vehicles 
• Used to transport manpower & equipment not covered under the rate for ladder and pumper trucks.
• Rescue vehicles must meet the equipment requirements listed in Section 4, particularly Table 4.2.2, of NFPA 1901.
• Light rescue vehicles are permanently rigged and equipped to do basic rescue tasks using hand & basic extrication tools (i.e. pry bars, air chisels, bolt cutters, stabilization equipment & cribbing, hand and power saws, lighting and portable hydraulic rescue tools), and medical aid equipment.
• Medium rescue vehicles carry more equipment to handle regularly occurring rescue tasks plus specialized rescue equipment for at least one rescue specialty.
 
$615.00 
 Command Vehicles  $185.00
The rates are to be adjusted annually on April 1st, using the inflation formula established in the province’s Highway Maintenance contracts and
rounded up to the nearest $5. To date the accumulated inflation since the base year of 2015/16 has not warranted an increase in rates.
 
 

County Fire Services Department Response Fee (Policy 23.02) 
Fee to be charged to recover expenses and costs incurred by the County for its Fire Services Department responding to, suppressing or extinguishing, controlling or containing any fire, or hazardous material or other emergency services. 
Actual costs incurred by the County to a maximum Fee of $3,000.00 per response with the exception of:

a) those responses where the suppressing or extinguishing, controlling or containing a fire that is burning

i. in contravention of any provincial law, bylaw, or            fire control order, or
 
ii. at a location outside the jurisdictional boundaries of the County of Barrhead No. 11
 
and in such cases the fee shall be equal to the actual costs incurred by the County for its Fire Services Department to respond to such incidents.