Item - 2022.MM45.29

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on June 15, 2022 without amendments.

MM45.29 - Protecting Tenantsí Health: Opening Windows to Keep Cool When it Gets Hot - by Councillor Josh Matlow, seconded by Councillor Mike Layton

Decision Type:

City Council Decision

City Council on June 15 and 16, 2022, adopted the following:


1. City Council request the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards review 629-19(4) of the City’s Property Standards By-law Window protection in apartment buildings and report to Planning and Housing Committee on measures that will keep children safe without the use of a 'guard' or a 'controlled sash' that restricts outside air into apartment units.

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 MM45.29 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)

Vote (Adopt Item) Jun-16-2022 2:35 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM45.29 - Adopt the Item
Total members that voted Yes: 22 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Brad Bradford, Robin Buxton Potts, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Cynthia Lai, Mike Layton, Nick Mantas, Josh Matlow, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, John Tory
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Mike Colle, Stephen Holyday
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Jennifer McKelvie
Source: Toronto City Clerk at