Comparison of DCLs and CACs
Compare how Development Cost Levies (DCL) and Community Amenity Contributions (CAC) on new developments help public spaces and facilities in Vancouver.
|Contribution||Applies to||Due date||Allocation||Rate approach|
|Development Cost Levies||All developments including those being rezoned||When the building permit is issued||DCL money will partially fund parks, childcare facilities, replacement housing, and engineering infrastructure||A flat rate, per square foot of floor space to be built|
|Community Amenity Contributions||Only developments that are being rezoned||Before rezoning enactment||CACs contribute to community centres, libraries, daycares, park improvements, neighbourhood houses, and more||Various approaches are used, including fixed rate targets and site-specific negotiation|