Consultation on role of Ontario Municipal Board in Ontario's land use planning system

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Instrument Type:
Bill or Act:
Planning Act
Summary of Decision:
On May 30, 2017, the government introduced Bill 139 - the proposed Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017.

If passed, this Act would introduce new legislation to replace the Ontario Municipal Board with the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, and make amendments to existing legislation, including the Planning Act, to give communities a stronger voice in land use planning.
Further Information:
Proposal Number:
Posting Date:
October 5, 2016
Summary of Proposal:
The purpose of this Policy Proposal Notice is to inform the public of the government's consultation on the Ontario Municipal Board review. The consultation is intended to provide the public with an opportunity to express their views on whether the land use appeal system is responsive to the changing needs of our communities.
Contact Address:
Effective Date:
December 13, 2017