What is a Special Improvement District (SID)?
Special Improvement Districts (SID) are sometimes formed to fund construction of roads, sidewalks, sewer lines, and other public improvements. Since the 1970s, more than 40 SIDs of various kinds have been successfully implemented by the City. Most recently, a SID was formed for constructing a new section of Niagara Road east of 6700 Road.
At the completion of the improvement project, costs are assessed to each SID participant. Many property owners are obligated to participate in future SIDs as stipulated in agreements made with the City at the time that their subdivision was approved. SID obligations are often stated on subdivision plats.

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1. What is my property’s zoning?
2. What is a Special Improvement District (SID)?
3. Where can I get a land use application? How much does it cost?