Item - 2019.PH5.7

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on May 14, 2019 without amendments.
  • This item was considered by Planning and Housing Committee on April 30, 2019 and was adopted with amendments. It will be considered by City Council on May 14, 2019.

PH5.7 - Toronto Local Appeal Body - Chair's 2018 Annual Report

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on May 14 and 15, 2019, adopted the following:

 

1. City Council receive the 2018 Annual Report from the Chair of the Toronto Local Appeal Body contained in Attachment 1 to the report (April 9, 2019) from the Director, Court Services, for information.

Background Information (Committee)

(April 9, 2019) Report from the Director, Court Services on Toronto Local Appeal Body - Chair's 2018 Annual Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/ph/bgrd/backgroundfile-131987.pdf
Attachment 1 - Toronto Local Appeal Body Chair's 2018 Annual Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/ph/bgrd/backgroundfile-131997.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(April 29, 2019) Letter from Geoff Kettel and Cathie Macdonald, Co-Chairs, Federation of North Toronto Residents' Associations (PH.New.PH5.7.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/ph/comm/communicationfile-93951.pdf
(April 29, 2019) Letter from Al Kivi, South Eglinton Ratepayers' & Residents' Association (PH.New.PH5.7.2)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/ph/comm/communicationfile-93928.pdf
(April 28, 2019) Letter from Ron Jamieson, Director, Long Branch Neighbourhood Association (PH.New.PH5.7.3)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/ph/comm/communicationfile-93956.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

PH5.7 - Toronto Local Appeal Body - Chair's 2018 Annual Report

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

Committee Recommendations

The Planning and Housing Committee recommends that:

 

1. City Council receive the 2018 Annual Report from the Chair of the Toronto Local Appeal Body, contained in Attachment 1 to the report (April 9, 2019) from the  Director of Court Services, for information.

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Planning and Housing Committee:

 

1. Directed the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to report back to the Planning and Housing Committee in the third quarter of 2019 on the feasibility of hosting regular information sessions on Committee of Adjustment and Toronto Local Appeal Body practices and procedures, as specified in the Toronto Local Appeal Body Chair's 2018 Annual Report.

 

2. Directed the Director, Court Services in collaboration with the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to report back to the Planning and Housing Committee in the third quarter of 2019 on the feasibility of creating a support centre to replace the functionality of the Local Planning Appeal Support Centre for residents of the City of Toronto for Committee of Adjustment and Toronto Local Appeal Body matters, as specified in the Toronto Local Appeal Body Chair's 2018 Annual Report.

 

3. Directed the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to consider the Toronto Local Appeal Body Chair's 2018 Annual Report, Attachment 1 to the report (April 9, 2019) from the Director, Court Services, as part of the Council requested report on the ongoing review of the Committee of Adjustment in Item PH4.5.

Origin

(April 9, 2019) Report from the Director, Court Services

Summary

Enacted on May 3rd, 2017, the Toronto Local Appeal Body (TLAB) is an independent quasi-judicial tribunal established through the City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 142, City of Toronto Act and other provincial legislation. The Tribunal provides a public forum for the adjudication of land-use disputes related to applications under Sections 45 and 53 of the Planning Act.

 

The TLAB is composed of 10 members including the Chair, Vice Chair and 8 Panel Members who are nominated by an impartial citizen-member nominating panel with recommendations for appointments submitted to City Council.  City Council appoints Members of the TLAB for a four-year term of office.

Background Information

(April 9, 2019) Report from the Director, Court Services on Toronto Local Appeal Body - Chair's 2018 Annual Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/ph/bgrd/backgroundfile-131987.pdf
Attachment 1 - Toronto Local Appeal Body Chair's 2018 Annual Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/ph/bgrd/backgroundfile-131997.pdf

Communications

(April 29, 2019) Letter from Geoff Kettel and Cathie Macdonald, Co-Chairs, Federation of North Toronto Residents' Associations (PH.New.PH5.7.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/ph/comm/communicationfile-93951.pdf
(April 29, 2019) Letter from Al Kivi, South Eglinton Ratepayers' & Residents' Association (PH.New.PH5.7.2)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/ph/comm/communicationfile-93928.pdf
(April 28, 2019) Letter from Ron Jamieson, Director, Long Branch Neighbourhood Association (PH.New.PH5.7.3)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/ph/comm/communicationfile-93956.pdf

Speakers

Ron Jamieson, Long Branch Neighbourhood Association
Al Kivi, Federation of North Toronto Residents' Associations

Motions

1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam (Carried)

That:

 

1. Planning and Housing Committee direct the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to report back to the Planning and Housing Committee in the third quarter of 2019 on the feasibility of hosting regular information sessions on Committee of Adjustment and Toronto Local Appeal Body practices and procedures, as specified in the Toronto Local Appeal Body Chair's 2018 Annual Report.

 

2. Planning and Housing Committee direct the Director, Court Services in collaboration with the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to report back to the Planning and Housing Committee in the third quarter of 2019 on the feasibility of creating a support centre to replace the functionality of the Local Planning Appeal Support Centre for residents of the City of Toronto for Committee of Adjustment and Toronto Local Appeal Body matters, as specified in the Toronto Local Appeal Body Chair's 2018 Annual Report.


2 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Jaye Robinson (Carried)

That:

 

1. The Planning and Housing Committee direct the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to consider the Toronto Local Appeal Body Chair's 2018 Annual Report, Attachment 1 to the report (April 9, 2019) from the Director, Court Services, as part of the Council requested report on the ongoing review of the Committee of Adjustment in Item PH4.5.


3 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Councillor Ana Bail„o (Carried)
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