Regulation - Minister

Regulations under the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal Act, 2017

Regulation Number(s):
101/18
102/18
Bill or Act:
Bill 139, Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017, which enacts the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal Act, 2017
Summary of Decision:
The Local Planning Appeal Tribunal Act, 2017 comes into effect on April 3, 2018.

Ontario Regulations 101/18 and 102/18 under the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal Act, 2017 were approved on March 10, 2018. Both regulations come into effect on April 3, 2018.


Further Information:
Proposal Number:
17-MAG011
Posting Date:
December 7, 2017
Summary of Proposal:
The Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017 enacts the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal Act, 2017 (the Act) to repeal and replace the Ontario Municipal Board Act and continue the Ontario Municipal Board as the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (the Tribunal).

The Act gives the Minister the power to make regulations governing the practices and procedures of the Tribunal, prescribing timelines for appeals to the Tribunal under the Planning Act, and providing for transitional matters for proceedings that were commenced before or after the Act comes into force.

The Ministry of the Attorney General has made regulations under the Act, with respect to:
• Transition rules for matters and proceedings that come to the Tribunal under the Planning Act;
• Timelines for proceedings before the Tribunal under the Planning Act;
• Time limits for submissions at oral hearings of major land use planning appeals before the Tribunal; and
• The practices and procedures of the Tribunal in respect of major land use planning appeals.
Contact Address:
Ministry of the Attorney General
Agency and Tribunal Relations Division
720 Bay Street, 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON M7A 2S9
Effective Date:
April 3, 2018
Decision:
Approved