Delivering Fair and Effective Dispute Resolution Services

ELTO brings together six Ontario tribunals and boards which adjudicate matters related to land use planning, environmental and heritage protection, property assessment, land valuation, mining and other matters.

Our Tribunals


Assessment Review Board (ARB)

The ARB’s primary role is to adjudicate applications and appeals on property assessments, classifications and some tax matters. About the ARB

Board of Negotiation (BON)

The Board of Negotiation, which conducts voluntary mediation in the event of a dispute over the value of land expropriated by a public authority. If no settlement is reached, the matter may be appealed to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal. About the BON

Conservation Review Board (CRB)

The CRB’s primary role is to address matters dealing with the protection of cultural heritage properties. About the CRB

Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT)

The ERT’s primary role is to adjudicate applications and appeals under various environmental and planning statutes. About the ERT

Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT)

The Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, which hears cases in relation to a range of municipal planning, financial and land matters. These include matters such as official plans, zoning by-laws, subdivision plans, consents and minor variances, land compensations, development charges, electoral ward boundaries, municipal finances, aggregate resources and other issues assigned by numerous Ontario statutes. About the LPAT

Mining and Lands Tribunal (MLT)

The Mining and Lands Tribunal, which hears and decides matters under legislation administered by the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines (MNDM) and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF). These matters can include the resolution of mining and lands disputes and appeals of decisions made by conservation authorities, which involve property owners who want to develop lands in floodplains and wetlands. About the MLT
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