Regulation Under the Municipal Act
Regulation - Minister
Bill or Act:
Municipal Act, 2001
Summary of Decision:
O. Reg. 45/17 (Council Composition - Regional Municipality of Peel) made under the Municipal Act, 2001 came into force on February 16, 2017.
O. Reg. 45/17 enables the Regional Municipality Peel to exercise its power under section 218 of the Act to change the composition of its council by:
(a) increasing the number of members from the City of Brampton from 7 to 11; and
(b) increasing the number of members from the City of Mississauga from 12 to 16.
October 31, 2016
Summary of Proposal:
The Minister of Municipal Affairs is proposing to make the following regulation under the Municipal Act, 2001.
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.
Specifically, the regulation would authorize the Region to exercise its power to pass a by-law to change the representation on regional council by increasing the number of members from the City of Mississauga and the City of Brampton by four each, which would bring the size of regional council to 33 members, inclusive of the regional chair.
Under the Municipal Act, 2001, changes to upper-tier council composition require triple majority support to come into force.
Senior Policy Advisor
Local Government Policy Branch
Ministry of Municipal Affairs
777 Bay Street, 13th Floor
February 16, 2017