Item - 2017.MM35.2

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on December 5, 2017 without amendments and without debate.

MM35.2 - Strengthening Public Safety Standards for Liquor Licence Applications - by Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti, seconded by Councillor Cesar Palacio

Decision Type:

City Council Decision

City Council on December 5, 6, 7 and 8, 2017, adopted the following:


1.  City Council direct that a copy of Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti's letter, addressed to the Chief Executive Officer and Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario regarding Liquor Licence Application 27744, be distributed to the attention of all Councillors and the Mayor.

2.  City Council request the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards to report to the meeting of the Licensing and Standards Committee on January 22, 2018, in which the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards and other appropriate City staff will incorporate the structure of said letter as a formal step in an updated and streamlined licensing system for the City of Toronto, with respect to adding and deleting conditions to any liquor licence issued for an establishment, in consultation with the Ward Councillor.

3.  City Council request the City Solicitor and other appropriate City staff to work collaboratively with the Ministry of the Attorney General, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, and the Registrar to reform the liquor licence application review process, and establish the mandatory input of the Ward Councillor in adding and deleting conditions, should City Council decide that a liquor licence application is not in the public interest having regard to the needs and wishes of the residents and the Ward Councillor.

Background Information (City Council)

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