Citizen Liaison Office

What is the Citizen Liaison Office?

The Citizen Liaison Office is a department at the Environment and Land Tribunals Ontario (ELTO) that is available to assist with explaining our rules, practices and procedures. The Citizen Liaison is available to assist you in making ELTO more accessible and easier to understand.

How do I contact the Citizen Liaison Office?

The Citizen Liaison Office is available by phone at (416) 326-6792 and toll free at (866) 448-2248.

You can also e-mail the Citizen Liaison Office at

A representative is available to meet with any person during business hours at our office in Toronto. To make an appointment, please contact the office by phone or email.

How can the Citizen Liaison Office help me?

The Citizen Liaison Office has been created to help the public participate effectively in ELTO’s process by improving their understanding of ELTO policies and practices. We are here to answer your questions such as:

  • How do I appeal and what is the process?
  • What is my role?
  • What happens at a hearing event?
  • How is a decision issued?

In addition to the Citizen Liaison Office, there are information sheets, a guide to ELTO, an interactive website and many other useful tools to help you better understand ELTO’s processes. Please contact ELTO for assistance in accessing these resources.

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