Bonus

Monetary or other benefit granted by a municipality; for example, a reduction in taxes or charges for services or in the price of land, or a conferral of development rights, such as density, beyond those permitted by the applicable zoning. Bonuses are usually prohibited by statute or tightly controlled: see Ontario Municipal Act, 2001, SO 2001, c 25, s 106; Friends of Lansdowne Inc v Ottawa (City), 2012 ONCA 273

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