Item - 2021.MM37.21

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on November 9, 2021 with amendments.

MM37.21 - Measures to Enhance Compliance After the Permit Process - by Councillor Ana Bail„o, seconded by Councillor Frances Nunziata

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on November 9, 10 and 12, 2021, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council direct the Chief Building Official and Executive Director, Toronto Building, in consultation with the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards, to report to the Planning and Housing Committee in the second quarter of 2022, as part of the update on the Toronto Building Program Review, with options for strengthening the City of Toronto's enforcement of illegal construction after occupancy, or where a change of use of the property has occurred, as well as options for scheduling and carrying out inspections by the City automatically in the event of a violation notice being issued, not relying on the applicant to communicate with the City for a follow up inspection.

Background Information (City Council)

Communications (City Council)

(November 5, 2021) Letter from Sheila Dunlop, Secretary, The South Armour Heights Residentsí Association (MM.Supp)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2021/mm/comm/communicationfile-138572.pdf
(November 10, 2021) Letter from Geoff Kettel and Cathie Macdonald, The Federation of North Toronto Residents' Associations (FoNTRA) (MM.New)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2021/mm/comm/communicationfile-139778.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM37.21 be referred to the Planning and Housing Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.


1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Paul Ainslie (Carried)

That City Council amend Recommendation 1 so that it now reads as follows:

 

1.  City Council direct the Chief Building Official and Executive Director, Toronto Building, in consultation with the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards to report to the Planning and Housing Committee in the second quarter of 2022, as part of the update on the Toronto Building Program Review, with options for strengthening the City of Toronto's enforcement of illegal construction after occupancy, or where a change of use of the property has occurred, as well as options for scheduling and carrying out inspections by the City automatically in the event of a violation notice being issued, not relying on the applicant to communicate with the city for a follow up inspection.


Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council