Composition: Three or five
Members of the Committee of Adjustment
Term of Office: Concurrent
with the term of Council, ending November 14, 2026, or until successors are
Established by: By-laws
272-2008 and 315-2008 under the authority of Ontario Regulation 586/06 (Local
Improvement Charges – Priority Lien Status) of the Municipal Act, 2001
Meetings: Scheduled as
Supported by: City Clerk’s Office
Honorarium: $175.00 per meeting (By-law 172-2002)
Committee responsibilities are set out in O.
Reg. 586/06, and generally include the following:
Objections against the proposed local
The municipality’s proposed revisions to the
proposed local improvement roll.
Review the proposed local improvement roll
and correct it as to any or all of the following matters:
The cost of
The names of
the owners of the lots.
or other measurements of the lots.
The amount of
the reduction or increase to be made under section 16 or 17 of O. Reg. 586/06
in respect of any lot.
The lots that
would be exempt from being specially charged, but for subsection 12 (7) of O.
of the work.
The charge per
metre of frontage to be imposed on any lot.
If all or part
of the owners’ share of the cost is to be specially charged on lots that do not
abut on the work,
non-abutting lots that are to be specially charged, and
the amount of
the special charge to be imposed on them.
Add a lot to be specially charged.
Reduce, at any
time after the certification of the local improvement roll, any special charge
for the current year and the remaining years for which the special charge is
imposed if it determines that the special charge is incorrect by reason of any
gross or manifest error.
does not have the authority to change the proportion of the municipality’s and
the owners’ share of the cost, except to the extent that the proportion may be
affected by a decision made in accordance with O. Reg. 586/06.