Responsibilities and Powers of the Committee:
The Brampton Appeal Tribunal operates under the authority of the Statutory Powers and Procedure Act. The Tribunal hears appeals from the decisions of the License Issuer and the Poundkeeper that carry right of appeal to the Tribunal, as set out in the Licensing By-law (1-2002, as amended) and the Dog By-law (250-2005, as amended).
Licensing By-Law Appeals:
After the hearing of an appeal from the decision of the License Issuer, the Tribunal may make any decision the License Issuer could have made, including any of the following, separately or in combination:
1. grant a licence, with or without conditions;
2. refuse an application for a license;
3. refuse to reinstate a license;
4. revoke a license;
5. suspend a license; or
6. alter, cancel or impose a term or condition of a license.
Dog By-Law Appeals:
After the hearing of an appeal from the decision of the poundkeeper, the Tribunal may make any decision the poundkeeper could have made, or direct that the owner do anything under that By-law, as the Tribunal considers proper and for such purpose may substitute its opinion for that of the poundkeeper.
Traditionally, five citizens are appointed.
By-law 48-2008 requires a minimum of three.
Current Tribunal Membership:
Shieva Eccles – Chair
Ed Bergey – Vice-Chair
Term of Office:
Concurrent with the term of Council, ending November 30, 2014, or until successors are appointed
By-law 48-2008, as amended
Second Monday of every month, provided there are appeals to be heard. Hearings are conducted in a quasi-judicial setting at City Hall.
$ 75.00 per Meeting
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