Current Proposals

Enhancing Municipal Collection of Defaulted Provincial Offences Act Fines
The following regulatory changes will need to be made in order to implement the project: • Define retrospective look-back period for the application of licence plate denial to enhance collection of defaulted fines; • Identify actors that will be exempt from the application of plate denial.
Comments Due Date:  January 16, 2017
Proposed amendments to the General Regulation (O. Reg. 237/09) of the Credit Unions and Caisses Populaires Act, 1994
Proposed amendments to the General Regulation (O. Reg. 237/09)
Comments Due Date:  January 9, 2017
Amendment of Ontario Regulation 493/05: Debt Retirement Charge - Rates and Exemptions, made under the Electricity Act, 1998.
Amendment to O.Reg 493/01 to change the definition of a net metered generation facility to align with the Ministry of Energy's proposed amendment to O.Reg 541/05: Net Metering, to remove the 500 kW cumulative output capacity limit on net renewable energy generation equipment.
Comments Due Date:  January 6, 2017
Proposed Amendments to Ontario Regulation 524/98  (source: Environmental Registry)
The ministry is seeking comments on proposed amendments to O.Reg. 524/98 (Environmental Compliance Approvals- Exemptions from section 9 of the Act).
Comments Due Date:  January 6, 2017
Proposed Changes to Ontario Regulation 383/00 under the Social Work and Social Service Work Act, 1998
The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (the "College") proposed amendments to the Registration Regulation, O. Reg. 383/00 under the Social Work and Social Service Work Act, 1998 (the Act).
Comments Due Date:  January 5, 2017
Regulations under the Planning Act Regarding Municipal Empowerment - Northern
The Ministry of Municipal Affairs is proposing to regulations under the Planning Act to empower certain municipalities in relation to three areas of land use planning authority
Comments Due Date:  December 31, 2016
Offsets Credits Regulatory Proposal  (source: Environmental Registry)
The Ministry is posting a regulatory proposal that provides an overview of the criteria, process and administrative requirements for the registration of greenhouse gas offset initiatives and the creation and issuance of offset credits that can be used to meet a compliance obligation.
Comments Due Date:  December 30, 2016
Ontario Regulation 332/12 (Building Code)
The Ministry of Municipal Affairs (MMA) is proposing amendments to Ontario Regulation 332/12 (Building Code) under the Building Code Act, 1992 in a two-phased consultation.
Comments Due Date:  December 20, 2016
Consultation on role of Ontario Municipal Board in Ontario's land use planning system  (source: Environmental Registry)
Through this review, the government seeks ways to build on past improvements and to ensure the OMB can contribute within the land use planning system to its best effect.
Comments Due Date:  December 19, 2016
Planning Ontario's Energy Future: A Discussion Guide to Start the Conversation  (source: Environmental Registry)
The Ministry of Energy is seeking feedback on the next update to the province's Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP) which would set out the direction for Ontario's energy future for the next 20 years.
Comments Due Date:  December 16, 2016
Regulation Under the Municipal Act
The proposed regulation would authorize The Regional Municipality of Peel to exercise its power under the Municipal Act, 2001 to pass a by-law to change the composition of regional council.
Comments Due Date:  December 15, 2016
Business Law Advisory Council Fall 2016 Report
The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services is seeking feedback on the Business Law Advisory Council Report to the Minister of Government and Consumer Services on priorities and recommendations for reform of Ontario's corporate and commercial legislation.
Comments Due Date:  December 12, 2016
Regulation for the issuance of new land use permits in accordance with Section 14(2.1) of the Provincial Parks and Conservation Reserves Act, 2006  (source: Environmental Registry)
Ontario is proposing a regulation that would allow the Minister to issue new LUPs in limited circumstances to support occupations authorized under ss. 13(2) of Ontario Regulation 347/07 ("primary occupations").
Comments Due Date:  December 12, 2016
Proposed Regulatory Amendments under the Business Corporations Act (Reg. 62), Business Names Act (Reg. 121/91), Corporations Act (Reg. 181), and the Limited Partnerships Act (Reg. 713)
ServiceOntario is proposing four regulatory amendments in support of amendments to the Vital Statistics Act and the Change of Name Act which received Royal Assent on April 19, 2016, but have not yet been proclaimed.
Comments Due Date:  December 9, 2016