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Revision of Development Charge Rates

  Published: 31 August 2021

The Ministry of National Development has revised the development charge (DC) rates for the period 1 September 2021 to 28 February 2022. The review is carried out on a half-yearly basis in consultation with the Chief Valuer.

The DC rates for Use Groups A (Commercial) have decreased, while the DC rates for Use Groups B1 (Residential, landed) and B2 (Residential, non-landed) have increased. The DC rates remain unchanged for Use Groups C (Hotel/Hospital), D (Industry), E (Place of Worship/ Civic and Community Institution), and 3 other Use Groups F, G and H. (See Appendix 1 [PDF, 112kb] for Table of DC Rates).

The DC rates for Use Group A (Commercial) have decreased by 0.7% on average. 39 out of the 118 sectors have reduction in DC rates ranging from 1% to 3%. Rates are unchanged for the remaining 79 sectors. The largest decrease of 3% applies to the following sectors:

• Sector 23 (Oxley Rise/ Oxley Road/ Penang Road/ Orchard Road/ Dhoby Ghaut/ Prinsep Street/ Handy Road/ Fort Canning Road)

• Sectors 40, 41, 42, 43 (Mount Elizabeth/ Somerset/ Orchard Area – Refer to detailed locations in Table 1 [PDF, 54kb])

• Sectors 60, 61, 62 (Novena Area – Refer to detailed locations in Table 1 [PDF, 54kb])

• Sector 67 (Cluny Road/ Napier Road/ Tanglin Road/ Anderson Road/ Stevens Road/ Dalvey Road)

• Sector 80 (Lower Delta Road/ Jalan Bukit Ho Swee/ Bukit Ho Swee Link/ Kim Tian Road/ Jalan Bukit Merah)
• Sector 88 (Mount Faber/ West Coast Highway/ Keppel Bay/ Labrador Nature Reserve)

• Sector 94 (Tanjong Katong Road South/ Amber Road/ Mountbatten Road/ East Coast Road/ Joo Chiat Road/ Marine Parade Road/ East Coast Parkway)

• Sector 98 (Kaki Bukit/ Bedok/ Xilin Avenue/ Simei/ Changi South Area)

• Sectors 100, 101, 103, 104, 105 (Punggol/ Hougang/ Paya Lebar/ Bartley/ Toa Payoh/ Serangoon/ Ang Mo Kio Area - Refer to detailed locations in Table 1 [PDF, 54kb])

• Sector 110 (Commonwealth Avenue West/ Holland Avenue/ Holland Road/ Ulu Pandan Road/ Clementi Road)

• Sector 112 (Pan Island Expressway/ Bukit Batok East Avenue 6/ Upper Bukit Timah Road/ Clementi Road/ West Coast Highway/ Penjuru Road/ Jalan Buroh/ Jurong East Area)

The DC rates for Use Group B1 (Residential, landed) have increased by 6.3% on average. 116 out of the 118 sectors have increases in DC rates ranging from 4% to 18%. Rates are unchanged for the remaining 2 sectors. The largest increase of 18% applies to the following sector:

• Sector 67 (Cluny Road/ Napier Road/ Tanglin Road/ Anderson Road/ Stevens Road/ Dalvey Road)

The DC rates for Use Group B2 (Residential, non-landed) have increased by 10.9% on average. 116 out of the 118 sectors have increases in DC rates ranging from 2% to 19%. Rates are unchanged for the remaining 2 sectors. The largest increase of 19% applies to the following sectors:

• Sector 16 (Cantonment Road/ Eu Tong Sen Street/ Cross Street/ Chinatown Area/ Duxton Area/ Peck Seah Street/ Kee Seng Street)

• Sector 107 (Lentor Avenue/ Springleaf Area/ Upper Thomson Road/ Upper Peirce Reservoir/ Pan-Island Expressway/ Lornie Road/ Marymount Road/ Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6)

There are no changes to the Use Groups Table and the Geographical Sector maps.

The revised DC rates (Appendix 1 [PDF, 112kb]), to be read in conjunction with the Use Groups Table (Appendix 2 [PDF, 56kb]) and the set of Geographical Sector maps* (Map A [PDF, 2422kb] and Map B [PDF, 1669kb]), will be effective from 1 September 2021. The new rates will apply to cases which are granted Provisional Permission (PP) or 2nd and subsequent extensions to the PP on or after the effective date. 

If there is any disagreement over the DC payable for any development proposal calculated based on the rates under the respective Use Groups, developers and owners can opt for a case-by-case valuation by the Chief Valuer, as provided for in the Planning Act.

For media enquiries on DC sectors and use groups, please contact Ms Yak Pek Ching from URA at Tel. No. 6321 6513. For media enquiries on valuation matters, please contact Ms Clara Ng from IRAS at Tel No. 9889 8733.

* Please use the Development Charge (DC) Sector Maps and Rates to find out the DC sector number and rates of a particular site.


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