Canadian municipalities that currently feature a stormwater user fee 

Click on the individual city names for additional information on their respective stormwater user fees. (external content)


Community Province Type of Stormwater Fee
Halifax Nova Scotia Equivalent Residential Unit (ERU)
London Ontario Fee based on Property Size
Aurora Ontario Flat Rate (per unit)
St. Thomas Ontario Flat Rate
Kitchener Ontario Single Family Residential Unit (SFRU)
Markham Ontario Residential / Non-residential flat rate*
Mississauga Ontario Single Family Residential Unit (SFRU)
Newmarket Ontario Development Intensity & Property Size
Waterloo Ontario Tiered Flat Rate
Richmond Hill Ontario Tiered Flat Rate
Guelph Ontario Equivalent Residential Unit (ERU)
Regina Saskatchewan Flat Rate (based on porperty size)
Saskatoon Saskatchewan Equivalent Residential Unit (ERU)
Calgary Alberta Flat Rate
Edmonton Alberta Intensity Factor & Runoff Coefficient
Saint Albert Alberta Flat Rate
Strathcona County Alberta Flat Rate
Langley British Columbia Stormwater Levy*
Pitt Meadows British Columbia Flat Rate
Richmond British Columbia Flat Rate
Surrey British Columbia Flat Rate
Victoria British Columbia Impervious Area
West Vancouver British Columbia Tiered Flat Rate
White Rock British Columbia Runoff Factor & Annual Flat Rate


* The stormwater fees for non-residential properties in Markham and all properties in Langley are based on the property’s assessed value. The Township of Langley bills stormwater as a separate fee within property taxes.


In progress: Toronto; Ontario; Tiered Flat Rate


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