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The Start of a New Era at ELTO

April 3, 2018 | Environment & Land Tribunals Ontario | News | Local Planning Appeal Tribunal | Mining and Lands Tribunal

Changes to ELTO’s Boards & Tribunals Environment and Land Tribunals Ontario (ELTO) now consists of three boards and three tribunals as a result of the transformation of the former Ontario Municipal Board into the new Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) on April 3, 2018, and the addition of the Mining and Lands Tribunal (formerly known

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Proposed Rules and Effective Date for the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT)

March 2, 2018 | News | Local Planning Appeal Tribunal

Bill 139, the Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act was introduced with the intent to make changes to the land-use planning appeal system in Ontario.  This includes the transition of the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) to become the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT), with changes to its jurisdiction and processes. These changes will come

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Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) Webinar

February 28, 2018 | News | Local Planning Appeal Tribunal

UPDATE: The presentation materials are now available for download: LPAT’s Function in the Ontario Planning Process (PPT) Proposed Rule Changes (PPT) Filing an LPAT Appeal (PPT) As a result of Bill 139, Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017, the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) is preparing to become the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT), upon

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Bill 139 Receives Royal Assent

December 15, 2017 | News | Local Planning Appeal Tribunal

Bill 139 received 3rd reading and Royal Assent on December 12, 2017, and will come into effect on a day to be proclaimed. This Bill will replace the Ontario Municipal Board with the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal.  Work is currently underway to ensure we will be ready to implement the new legislation when it comes

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OAGO Audit for ARB and OMB

December 6, 2017 | News | Assessment Review Board | Local Planning Appeal Tribunal

The Office of the Auditor General of Ontario (OAGO) recently conducted a value-for-money audit in the 2016/17 audit year for the Assessment Review Board (ARB) and the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB). We welcomed this opportunity to work with the OAGO to ensure ELTO’s stewardship of public funds, and to demonstrate value-for-money in our delivery of

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New: OMB Appeal Forms Improvements

June 22, 2017 | News | Local Planning Appeal Tribunal

The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB), a tribunal of Environment and Land Tribunals Ontario (ELTO), is improving its appeal forms and related municipal submission forms. The improvements to these forms are intended to enhance the ability of our stakeholders to complete the appeal form by providing accessible, helpful and concise information. Improvements will include: A fillable

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Legislation Introduced to Amend the Land-Use Planning Appeal System in Ontario

June 1, 2017 | News | Local Planning Appeal Tribunal

On May 30, 2017, the government introduced the Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, which, if passed, would make changes to the land-use planning appeal system in Ontario. This includes the creation of the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, which would replace the Ontario Municipal Board. For more information, please see the news release from

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Most City of Toronto Minor Variance and Consent Appeals To Be Filed with TLAB starting May 3, 2017

May 2, 2017 | News | Local Planning Appeal Tribunal

Starting May 3, 2017, minor variance and consent appeals from the City of Toronto’s Committee of Adjustment will go to the Toronto Local Appeal Body (TLAB) instead of the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB). Minor variance and consent appeals that have related planning applications will continue to be processed by the OMB. The OMB will also

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James McKenzie has been appointed as the New Associate Chair of the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB)

February 3, 2017 | News | Local Planning Appeal Tribunal

James McKenzie has been appointed as the new Associate Chair of the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB), effective February 2, 2017. Mr. McKenzie is a skilled mediator and adjudicator and is highly respected by peers and practitioners.  Mr. McKenzie was appointed to the OMB as Vice Chair in 2007, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience

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OMB Rule 107 Change, effective January 1, 2017

January 1, 2017 | News | Local Planning Appeal Tribunal

Decisions of the OMB will now be delivered by email instead of by hard copy mailing. Rule 107 will reflect this change effective January 1, 2017. If you wish to be mailed a hard copy please contact the OMB Case Coordinator with your case number.   To identify the Case Coordinator assigned to your case, please

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