Local Appeal Body will replace OMB in Toronto: Message from Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes

Following message is from Councillor Grimes’ Office:

Dear Neighbour,

City of Toronto creates local appeal body to expedite land use hearings

The City of Toronto has established an independent local appeal body to provide quick and efficient hearings on appeals of land use decisions made by the Committee of Adjustment.

On May 3, the Toronto Local Appeal Body (TLAB) will replace the function of the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) pertaining to minor variance and consent applications. TLAB is an independent, quasi-judicial tribunal established by authority of the City of Toronto Act and provincial government legislation.

Most TLAB meetings and hearings will be held in the Toronto Public Library building located at 40 Orchardview Boulevard off Yonge Street just north of Eglinton Avenue. Hearings may be held in person, by telephone or video conferencing, or in written form.

I am hopeful that this will help the local community to have more say in planning matters that directly impact Long Branch ! I am continually in communication with City Planning and City Legal to represent residents at the OMB. The TLAB will allow municipal decisions to be brought under the oversight of a municipal body.

For more information about the Toronto Local Appeal Body please visit http://www.toronto.ca/tlab

Sincerely,

Mark

Councillor Mark Grimes
Ward 6, Etobicoke-Lakeshore
City Hall, 100 Queen Street West, Suite C48
Toronto, ON, M5H 2N2
tel: 416-397-9273
fax: 416-397-9279
www.markgrimes.ca

IF YOU HAVE SCHEDULED A MEETING WITH ANYONE IN COUNCILLOR GRIMES’ OFFICE, PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT YOU MAY BE REQUIRED TO REGISTER AS A LOBBYIST. CITY COUNCIL REGULATIONS ARE BROAD IN THE DEFINITION OF LOBBYING, SO REGARDLESS OF THE NATURE OF YOUR REQUESTED MEETING YOU ARE ADVISED TO CHECK FOR MORE INFORMATION AT:

http://www.toronto.ca/lobbying/index.htm

 

0 replies

Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Enter Captcha Here : *

Reload Image