2016 Civic Rates And Fees

The following rate and fee changes effective January 1, 2016, unless otherwise stated:

SERVICES FOR RESIDENTS

Animal Services – Pet Licences
*No fee changes (see accompanying tables for current fees)

Landfill
*Entrance Fee: $12.00 per visit ($2.00 increase)
*General Tipping: $105.00 per tonne ($5.00 increase) (loads weighing 250 kilograms or less receive a 75% discount)
*Special Handling: $130.00 per tonne ($10.00 per tonne increase), $275.00 minimum charge per load ($15.00 minimum charge per load increase)

Recycling Programs (per month) and Optional Green Cart Program (per month)
*Residential Curbside Recycling: $5.20 ($0.15 increase)
*Multi-unit Residential Recycling: $2.66 ($0.15 increase)
*Optional Green Cart Subscription Program (for yard and food waste): no change

Saskatoon Light & Power
*No rate change (2% average overall increase went into effect September 1, 2015 to match SaskPower rate).

Water/Wastewater
*In 2013, City Council approved water and wastewater rates to increase the average bill by 9.5% in 2014, 2015, and 2016. In 2016, a typical monthly residential bill for water, wastewater and infrastructure charges will increase by $8.00 to $87.02. 

MOVING AROUND

Parking
*No changes in parking rates, parking ticket fines, or impound lot fines (visit Parking for current rates).

Special Permits (New)
*Right of Way permit application fee: $150.00 for blanket; $40.00 for individual location
*Sidewalk Crossing permit application fee: $375.00
*Vehicle permit application fee: $50.00 for blanket annual; $30.00 for daily

Saskatoon Transit (effective February 1, 2016)
*Cash fares: Adult – $3.00 ($0.10 decrease); Student – $2.75 ($0.15 increase); Child – $2.25 ($0.15 increase)
*Tickets: Adult – $2.50 ($0.10 increase); Student – $2.10 ($0.30 increase); Child – $1.60 ($0.20 increase)
*Monthly passes: Adult – $83.00 ($2.00 increase); Student – $59.00 ($2.00 increase); Child – $50.00 ($2.00 increase)
*Annual passes: Adult – $913.00 ($22.00 increase); Student – $649.00 ($22.00 increase)
*Senior passes: Monthly – $29.00 ($2.00 increase); 3 Month – $87.00 ($6.00 increase); 6 Month – $168.00 ($12.00 increase); Annual – $313.30 ($21.65 increase)
*Low income passes: Adult – $66.40 ($1.60 increase); Student – $47.20 ($1.60 increase); Child – $40.00 ($1.60 increase) (visit Saskatoon Transit for Discounted Bus Program details)

PARKS, RECREATION & ATTRACTIONS

There are various rate and fee changes taking effect in 2016. Please see the accompanying tables.

Recreation and Community Development fees that remain unchanged include fees at leisure centres, outdoor pools, and admission at PotashCorp Playland at Kinsmen Park. See the accompanying tables for current fees.

BUSINESS & DEVELOPMENT

Business Licences
No fee changes (visit Business Licenses for current rates)