Item - 2013.MM32.16

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on April 3, 2013 without amendments.

MM32.16 - A Picture Tells Too Many Storeys: Honest Advertising for Proposed Developments - by Councillor Josh Matlow, seconded by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on April 3 and 4, 2013, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council request the City Manager to formally request the Ontario Ministry of Consumer Services to:

 

a.         require developers to clearly state that applications are subject to approval by the City of Toronto on all advertising for development applications until a Building Permit has been issued;

 

b.         require that the language “application is subject to approval by the City of Toronto” must occupy no less than 25 percent of the advertisement; and

 

c.         define the term “advertising” as referenced in Parts 1a and 1b above, to include, but not be limited to: on-site, billboard, print, radio and television.

Background Information (City Council)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM32.16 be referred to the Executive Committee.  A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Vote (Waive Referral) Apr-04-2013 3:03 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM32.16 - Waive referral
Total members that voted Yes: 31 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 12 Members that voted No are Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Mike Del Grande, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), John Parker, Michael Thompson
Total members that were Absent: 2 Members that were absent are Mark Grimes, Giorgio Mammoliti

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Apr-04-2013 6:34 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM32.16 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 41 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Rob Ford
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Mark Grimes, Giorgio Mammoliti, Michael Thompson
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council