Item - 2020.MM27.9

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on December 16, 2020 without amendments.

MM27.9 - Investigating Expiry Dates for Building Permits - by Councillor Paul Ainslie, seconded by Councillor Brad Bradford

Decision Type:

City Council Decision

City Council on December 16, 17 and 18, 2020, adopted the following:


1.  City Council request the Chief Building Official and Executive Director, Toronto Building, in consultation with the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards, to communicate with the Province of Ontario to review implementing expiry dates on building permits across the City of Toronto and to report back to the Planning and Housing Committee in the second quarter of 2021.

Background Information (City Council)

Communications (City Council)

(December 13, 2020) E-mail from Andrea Ferrier (MM.Supp.MM27.9.1)
(December 14, 2020) E-mail from Janet Gibeault (MM.Supp.MM27.9.2)
(December 14, 2020) Letter from Sheila Dunlop, Secretary, South Armour Heights Residentsí Association (MM.Supp.MM27.9.3)
(December 16, 2020) E-mail from Janet Gibeault (MM.New.MM27.9.3)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM27.9 be referred to the Planning and Housing Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)
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