Contact the RM of Hanover Planning Department at 204-346-7126 or Submit a question or request.
What is a capital lot levy?
Capital lot levies are fees paid by a developer of a new subdivision as compensation to the municipality for past and/or future capital projects. Depending upon the nature of the capital improvement, all or only some of the costs may be attributed to new subdivisions. For instance, fire protection also benefits the community at large so only a portion of capital expenditures will be charged to new subdivisions.
Typical municipal capital works include:
Why are general and capital lot levies required?
These fees allow the RM of Hanover to recoup its costs for reviewing subdivisions and direct certain capital costs to the developer and not the general public. The principle behind these levies is to direct costs to those who benefit from the service or capital facility.
How are general and capital lot levies collected?
The general and capital lot levies are a condition of subdivision approval. The levies have to be paid to the municipality prior to the developer registering the subdivision at the land titles office.
What are the current general and capital lot levy fees?
Capital lot levies are a flat rate per net new lots. They are currently $3,250 and expected to increase to $3,500 on January 1, 2024.
For specific information regarding the fees please contact the RM of Hanover Planning Department at 204-346-7126 or Submit a question or request.