Property Standards Committee

 

Composition: 
Traditionally, five citizens are appointed.
Legislation requires a minimum of three (The Building Code Act)
 
Term of Office: 
Concurrent with the term of Council, ending November 14, 2022, or until successors are appointed
 
Established By: 
By-law 104-96, as amended
 
Meetings: 
Last Thursday of every month, provided there are appeals to be heard.  Hearings are conducted in a quasi-judicial set up at City Hall.
 
Supported by: 
City Clerk’s Office
 
Honorarium: 
$50.00 per meeting

 

Committee Structure/Responsibilities:

The Property Standards Committee operates under the authority of the Building Code Act and the Statutory Powers and Procedure Act.  The committee hears appeals from the Orders of the Property Standards Officers, and makes decisions to confirm, modify or rescind the order to demolish or repair, and to extend time for complying with the order if, in committee’s opinion, the general intent and purpose of the by-law are maintained.