The OMB is an independent tribunal subject to the rules of natural justice and the requirements of the Statutory Powers Procedures Act.
The OMB hears applications and appeals on:
- Land use planning under the Planning Act and other legislation;
- Financial issues related to development charges, land expropriation, municipal finance and other legislated financial areas;
- Municipal issues as legislated under the OMB Act and other legislation;
- Other issues assigned to the Board by Provincial Statute.