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Committee of Adjustment

Purpose

The Committee of Adjustment is a quasi-judicial body that is required to adhere to the provisions outlined in the Planning Act.

Composition Composition shall be a minimum of 5 members.
Objectives

The Committee of Adjustment is established to consider and make decisions on applications from property owners or agents on for the following:

  • Minor Variances from the provisions of the Zoning By-law;
  • Extensions, enlargements or variations of existing legal non-conforming uses under the Zoning By-law;
  • Land Division (severing a new lot from an existing lot, adding land to an existing lot, easements, mortgages or leases in excess of 21 years); and
  • Determine whether a particular use conforms with the provisions of the Zoning By-law where the uses of land, building or structures permitted in the by-law are defined in general terms.
Terms of Reference To view the Committee's Terms of Reference, please click here.
Meeting Frequencies

Please view the 2021 Committee of Adjustment Meeting Schedule

The Committee of Adjustment meets on the last Wednesday of every month. The deadline for submitting applications is 30 days prior to the scheduled meeting. The 2021 Committee of Adjustment schedule outlines specific dates for submission and sign posting. 

NOTE: If no applications are received for a hearing the scheduled meeting will be cancelled by the Secretary Treasurer.

Agendas and Minutes To view the Committee's Agendas and Minutes, please click here.
Staff Liaison Antonio Greco, Secretary-Treasurer
Contact Email:  CoA@eastgwillimbury.ca
Committee Members

John La Chapelle
Brian McDonald
Michael Mendes
Jacqueline C. Rueping
Jennifer Smalley-Higgs
Jane Stevenson