Current Proposals

 
Proposed Regulatory Amendment to Expand the Eligibility Criteria for Grants for Persons with Disabilities
The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (the ministry) is proposing an amendment that would expand the eligibility criteria for the program established under Ontario Regulation 367/94 under the Ministry of Community and Social Services Act to ensure that persons who are not capable of arranging and directing their own services and managing funding are eligible for the program if their substitute decision-maker meets these criteria.
Comments Due Date:  April 10, 2017
 
Regulatory proposals under the Condominium Act, 1998 and the Condominium Management Services Act, 2015
Regulatory proposals related to the Condominium Act, 1998 and the Condominium Management Services Act, 2015 that support the implementation of an administrative authority under each act and other matters relating to implementation.
Comments Due Date:  April 10, 2017
 
O. Reg. 525/97 (Exemption from Approval (Official Plan Amendments)) - Frontenac County
The Minister of Municipal Affairs (MMA) is proposing to amend Ontario Regulation 525/97 (Exemption from Approval (Official Plan Amendments)) under the Planning Act in order to exempt Frontenac County from the requirement to obtain the Minister's approval of official plan amendments.
Comments Due Date:  April 7, 2017
 
College of Optometrists of Ontario
Recirculated: Proposed Amendments to Registration Regulation (O. Reg. 837/93) and College By-laws as amended under the Optometry Act, 1991
Comments Due Date:  April 7, 2017
 
Enhanced Reporting Requirements and Housekeeping Amendments to the Electrical Distribution Safety regulation (O.Reg.22/04)
Regulatory amendments
Comments Due Date:  April 3, 2017
 
Housekeeping Amendments to the Licensing of Electrical Contractors and Master Electricians Regulation (O.Reg.570/05)
Regulatory amendments
Comments Due Date:  April 3, 2017
 
Proposed Regulations and Regulatory Amendments to enable the implementation of the Patients First Act, 2016.
The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (ministry) is proposing a number of regulatory changes to enable implementation of the Patients First Act, 2016, including strengthening health system quality and maintaining continuity of client care through the expected transition of Community Care Access Centres (CCACs) to the Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs).
Comments Due Date:  March 31, 2017
 
Regulations establishing the Berry Growers of Ontario as a marketing board for producers of blueberries, raspberries and strawberries under the Farm Products Marketing Act (FPMA)
Berry producers have expressed support for the establishment of a marketing board for blueberries, raspberries and strawberries and have asked the Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission (Commission) to recommend to the Minister that a board be established. The establishment of a board requires the creation of two regulations under the FPMA - a plan regulation to create the board and a marketing regulation to give the board its powers.
Comments Due Date:  March 31, 2017
 
Regulation under the Condominium Act, 1998
Proposed regulation related to the amendments to the Condominium Act, 1998 that will improve how condominiums are governed and strengthen the transparency and accountability of condo boards.
Comments Due Date:  March 30, 2017
 
Proposed Amendment to O.REG.329/04 under the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004
To enable implementation of changes in the Patients First Act, 2016 and maintain continuity of client care and the highest standard of privacy protection through the expected transition of Community Care Access Centres (CCACs) to the Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs), the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care is proposing an amendment under the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 that would designate LHINs as health information custodians as CCACs are currently.
Comments Due Date:  March 30, 2017
 
A regulation establishing a new water bottling charge.  (source: Environmental Registry)
The proposed regulation would establish a new regulatory charge that would apply to water bottling facilities that take groundwater pursuant to a permit to take water issued under the Ontario Water Resources Act. The proposed charge would help finance programs that the Ontario government is establishing to more effectively manage groundwater takings by water bottlers.
Comments Due Date:  March 20, 2017
 
Amendment to R.R.O. 1990, Regulation 433 (Tender Fruit - Marketing) under the Farm Products Marketing Act
The Commission, with the support of the industry is proposing to make amendments to Regulation 433 (Tender Fruit - Marketing), which would exempt small processors from the regulation other than clauses 6 (a), (b) and (c). For the purposes of this regulation a small processor is anyone that purchases less than one ton (907.2 kilograms) of tender fruit annually.
Comments Due Date:  March 13, 2017
 
Discussion Paper: Developing a Modern Renewable Fuel Standard For Gasoline in Ontario  (source: Environmental Registry)
Ontario's Climate Change Action Plan commits to implementing a Renewable Fuel Standard for gasoline, which would reduce greenhouse gas emissions from gasoline by 5% by 2020.
Comments Due Date:  March 12, 2017
 
Elimination of Adoption Licensing Fees
Per 2016 Ontario Provincial Budget announcement: elimination of the annual licensing fees for adoption agencies / individual licensees.
Comments Due Date:  March 6, 2017
 
Proposed Amendments to the Greenbelt Area boundary regulation (Greenbelt Site Specific Review Environmental Registry Posting)  (source: Environmental Registry)
The proposed regulation would make minor changes to the area of land designated as Greenbelt Area in O. Reg. 59/05.
Comments Due Date:  February 27, 2017
 
Proposed amendments to Highway Traffic Act Regulation 199/07 (Commercial Motor Vehicle Inspections) and Regulation 611 (Safety Inspections)
The Ministry of Transportation is proposing to: 1. Reduce the frequency of under-vehicle inspections of motor coaches as outlined in Regulation 199/07, Schedule 4. 2. Amend Regulation 611 to allow buses, school purposes vehicles and accessible vehicles to use the Limited Brake Inspection (LBI) when completing a safety inspection.
Comments Due Date:  February 27, 2017
 
Proposed Amendments to the Greenbelt Plan - Greenbelt Area Mapping (Greenbelt Site Specific Review Environmental Registry Posting)  (source: Environmental Registry)
The Minister of Municipal Affairs is proposing minor changes to the Greenbelt Plan under the Greenbelt Act, 2005.
Comments Due Date:  February 27, 2017
 
Proposed amendment to O. Reg. 124/99, Transfer Tax On Municipal Electricity Property, made under the Electricity Act, 1998
A consultation draft of proposed amendments to Ontario Regulation 124/99.
Comments Due Date:  February 27, 2017