Ontario Legislative Updates (Updated Monthly)

MFOA's monthly e-Newsletter includes updates on proposed provincial legislation and regulation that affects Ontario's municipalities. You can view the table below including links to read the full legislation or regulation. 

Last updated: April 20, 2018

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Bill/Regulation/Review Status  Proposed Changes/Highlights  MFOA Action 
 O. Reg. 525/97 (Exemption from MMA approval of Official Plan Amendments)           Comments open until May 6, 2018           The Ministry of Municipal Affairs is proposing a regulation under the Planning Act to exempt certain municipalities from the requirement to obtain the Minister's approval of official plan amendments.
 Bill 16, Respecting Municipal Authority Over Landfilling Sites, 2018  First Reading Carried  The Act amends the Environmental Assessment Act to provide that the Minister shall not give approval to proceed with an undertaking in respect of a landfilling site within a municipality or on a reserve unless the municipal council or the council of the band, as the case may be, passes a resolution supporting the establishment of the landfilling site.  Monitoring


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