Environment & Land Tribunals Ontario

The Start of a New Era at ELTO

April 3, 2018 | Environment & Land Tribunals Ontario | News | Local Planning Appeal 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 as the Office of the Mining and Lands Commissioner) on April 1, 2018.

LPAT’s Rules of Practice and Procedure

We are pleased to share with you LPAT’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, which come into force on April 3, 2018. These Rules apply to all proceedings before the LPAT.

We would like to thank all of those who provided submissions on the proposed Rules. All submissions will be retained.

We will continue to review the effectiveness of these Rules, and will seek comments should any substantial changes be proposed to the Rules at the time of the next update.

New Executive Chair for ELTO

Jerry V. DeMarco has also been appointed as Executive Chair for ELTO, following the recent retirement of Bruce Krushelnicki. Mr. DeMarco formerly served as Alternate Executive Chair for ELTO, and will continue to serve as Associate Chair for the Conservation Review Board and the Environmental Review Tribunal.

Paul Muldoon has been appointed as the new Alternate Executive Chair for ELTO, and will continue to serve as Associate Chair for the Assessment Review Board.

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